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Deadly Brawl Is Latest Test Of Self-Defense Laws

A Colorado prosecutor said he’s frustrated that the state’s “Make My Day” law prevents him from charging a man who killed an acquaintance during a drunken brawl that spilled into his home, becoming the latest test to self-defense gun laws nationwide.

06/18/2014

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Colorado Mulls Major Schools Funding Change

Colorado voters were deciding on a major change to how public schools are funded Tuesday. A ballot measure asked voters to hike income taxes by about $1 billion a year in exchange for a raft of education upgrades.

11/05/2013

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A Lot Of Out-Of-State Money Supporting Amendment 66

In just one week Coloradans will vote on one of the largest tax increases in state history. Amendment 66 would raise income taxes by a billion dollars, and eyes and money from out of state are trying to influence the decision.

10/29/2013

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Stimulus Funds Paid For Trees For Wealthy Homeowners

Stimulus funds aimed at jump starting the economy paid for about 4,000 trees in Denver, with many ending up at million dollar homes in Denver’s priciest neighborhoods where residents can afford to buy their own.

09/24/2013

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Hickenlooper Warns Against Disrupting Recall Election

Gov. John Hickenlooper issued a last-minute warning Monday against any attempts to disrupt Colorado’s first legislative recall election.

09/09/2013

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Recall Election Voting Puts Spotlight On Voter Fraud Concerns

Early voting is underway in the recall election of Colorado Senate President John Morse and accusations of voter fraud and intimidation are in the spotlight.

09/05/2013

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Colorado Sheriffs Suing Over Gun Control Measures

Most of Colorado’s elected sheriffs are trying to strike new gun restrictions with a federal lawsuit against the state that argues the laws violate the right to bear arms.

05/17/2013

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Colorado Sheriffs Suing Over Gun Control Measures

A group of Colorado sheriffs unhappy with recent gun control laws are planning to file a lawsuit to block them.

05/16/2013

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Panel Would Study Gun Restrictions On Mentally Ill

A panel would study firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those suffering from substance abuse in Colorado under a proposal unveiled Friday that’s heavily scaled back from what a Democratic lawmaker initially wanted to do.

04/12/2013

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Judge: Law On Colorado Ballot Measures Unconstitutional

A federal court says a Colorado law requiring that only state residents be allowed to circulate ballot petitions is a violation of the First Amendment.

04/02/2013

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