Colorado Right-To-Die Backers Try Again Before House PanelSupporters of a Colorado right-to-die bill hope to overcome a defeat in a GOP-led state Senate committee by urging a Democrat-led House panel Thursday to provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Rejected By State Senate PanelA committee in Colorado's Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a right-to-die bill following hours of emotional testimony from dozens of citizens, many of whom want another option to end their lives on their own terms.
Colorado Takes On Right-To-Die Legislation Once MoreMichael Merrifield, a Democratic state senator from Colorado Springs, has wanted to sponsor right-to-die legislation since he became a Colorado lawmaker in 2003, two years after his father died an agonizing death from pancreatic cancer. He was discouraged from doing so by party leaders.
Colorado Lawmakers Revisit Right-To-Die BillLegislation allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs will be introduced again next year in Colorado, where supporters hope to capitalize on California's recent passage of a right-to-die law.
Lawmakers Warned About Threats To Colorado's Power GridColorado lawmakers took up a bill on Wednesday aimed at making sure the state's power grid is protected.
Colorado Rejects Right-To-Die LegislationColorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to give dying patients the option to seek doctors' help ending their lives, concluding a long day of emotional testimony from more than 100 people.
Testimony Over Right To Die Bill Gets Emotional At State CapitolDozens of people testified to a Colorado house committee on Friday during the first hearing of a bill some state lawmakers call "the Death with Dignity Act."
'Death With Dignity' Supporters To Discuss New Bill At State CapitolA death with dignity bill will be introduced in Colorado on Tuesday and sponsors and supporters plan to speak about the bill at the Capitol.
Colorado Plans Right-To-Die LegislationTwo Colorado lawmakers inspired by a letter from a terminally ill man plan to propose legislation next year that would allow people to choose when they die.
Front Range Oil, Gas Study ShelvedA divisive proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling along Colorado's Front Range was defeated Tuesday.
Dems, GOP Debate Over Health Impacts Of Fracking A debate over the health impacts of fracking is being played out at the state Capitol between Democrats and Republicans.
Drilling Health Study Under Review In ColoradoA Colorado proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling on the Front Range sparked strong emotions Thursday in its first legislative hearing.