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Bill Changing Prison Earned Time In Colorado Fails

Democrats have rejected a proposal to give Colorado prisons the power to revoke inmates’ earned time, saying the measure raised safety concerns and discouraged good behavior.

03/13/2014

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Marijuana Farmers Unlikely To See Farm Tax Perks

Marijuana farmers and agricultural tax breaks are the next wrinkle facing the states that have legal weed as lawmakers debate how to tax the product while it’s growing.

02/09/2014

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Colorado GOP Wants To Nix Same-Day Voter Registration

Colorado Republicans on Monday launched their bid to undo a new elections law that allows same-day registration, saying they’re still not convinced the change isn’t a recipe for possible voting fraud.

02/03/2014

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Immigrant Driver’s Licenses Advance In Colorado

People in the U.S. illegally could get driver’s licenses in Colorado with a Democratic bill supporters argue is meant to ensure everyone on the roads knows the rules and has car insurance.

04/24/2013

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Stoned-Driving Standard Fails Again In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Monday for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.

04/22/2013

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Debate Over Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

A bill being debated at the state Capitol would give illegal immigrants driver’s licenses.

04/10/2013

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Colorado Immigrant Driver’s License Bill Up For Vote

A proposal to grant driver’s licenses for Colorado drivers in the country illegally is expected to get its first vote Wednesday, and one Republican senator said he’s leaning toward voting in favor of the bill.

04/10/2013

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Immigrant Driver’s License Bill Introduced In Colorado

The sponsor of a bill allowing illegal immigrants to get Colorado driver’s licenses says he has the support of the state’s sheriffs.

04/02/2013

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Bill Would Grant Illegal Immigrants Colorado Driver’s Licenses

Illegal immigrants would be eligible to get Colorado driver’s licenses under a bill Democrats plan to introduce Monday, the third substantial piece of immigration legislation this year for a party that a few years ago joined Republicans in passing strict enforcement laws.

03/29/2013

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Civil Unions Clears Colorado Legislature, Heads To Governor

Civil unions for gay couples was a rallying cry for Democrats who took control of the Colorado House in last year’s elections and vowed an early vote on the proposal. They kept their promise Tuesday.

03/12/2013

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