Session Ending: Big Ticket Issues Fall Apart, But Grocery Beer Bill Still AliveCompromises on many big issues are falling apart as the legislature heads into its final hours, and the decisions will soon fall on the voters in November.
Clean Air Funding Tussle Dominates Colorado Senate Budget DebateA partisan tussle over the Obama administration's stalled clean power plan dominated early debate as Colorado's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday considered a $27 billion state budget.
Colorado Closer To Ordering New Health Exchange ReviewColorado lawmakers changed course Wednesday and moved toward giving the state's health insurance exchange its deepest review yet.
Colorado Budget Finalized, Heads To HickenlooperLawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.
‘Endangered’ Mouse Could Delay Flood Recovery The Federal Emergency Management Agency is warning that many flood repair projects could be delayed because they are in an endangered mouse’s habitat.
Colorado Flooding Legislation Begins To Emerge Destruction from September's Colorado floods is prompting proposals that state lawmakers say are aimed at removing bureaucratic obstacles to expedite rebuilding efforts.
Hickenlooper Signs Divisive Bills On Energy, LaborA flurry of final bill signings from Colorado's Democratic governor Wednesday included divisive measures on renewable energy and labor rights.
Immigrant Tuition Hits Farthest Point In ColoradoIllegal immigrants are closer to receiving in-state tuition with a bill that's made it to the farthest point in the Colorado Legislature since it was first introduced 10 years ago.
Colorado House Passes All Proposed Gun Control BillsNew ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.
Audit: Colorado Energy Office Plagued By MisspendingColorado's embattled energy development office is plagued by misspending, sloppy accounting and high turnover, according to a blistering state audit released Tuesday.
Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg Backs Off Colorado Drilling ProposalA Colorado Republican who pushed a bill to punish local governments for interfering with oil and gas drilling is backing off the idea.
Colorado Welfare Recipient Drug Test Bill AdvancesOne criticism of the idea to make welfare recipients take drug tests is that lawmakers and other elected officials who also get state funds should submit themselves to the same standard.