Student Testing Showdown Dominates End Of Lawmaking TermAn intense debate over student testing requirements had Colorado lawmakers scrambling Tuesday to resolve long-simmering disputes over how best to reduce standardized tests.
Colorado Lawmakers Start Work On Student Testing ChangesColorado lawmakers started work Monday on one of the thorniest problems of the annual lawmaking session - changes to the slate of standardized tests required in public schools.
Colorado Won't Hike Tobacco Age To 21Colorado lawmakers voted not to raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21 Wednesday, making Colorado the third state this year to consider but reject the higher smoking age.
Colorado Tries To Revive Education Overhaul Colorado lawmakers started work Monday on what may be the Legislature's trickiest job of the year: Crafting an education overhaul without $1 billion a year in new taxes.
Hickenlooper Declares Disaster After Manitou Springs FloodingGov. John Hickenlooper has declared a disaster emergency in El Paso County after Friday night's flash flooding in Manitou Springs. The designation will make resources available to help pay for storm cleanup.
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.