Colorado 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.
Dozens 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.”
A death with dignity bill will be introduced in Colorado on Tuesday and sponsors and supporters plan to speak about the bill at the Capitol.
Two 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.
A divisive proposal to commission a new study about the health effects of drilling along Colorado’s Front Range was defeated Tuesday.
A debate over the health impacts of fracking is being played out at the state Capitol between Democrats and Republicans.
A 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.
While a state commission reviews maps to minimize the impact of the oil and gas industry on wildlife, residents in northern Colorado want to know more about the effect on humans.