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Tense Moment During Debate Over Native American Mascots At Capitol

Colorado lawmakers have advanced legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots at schools unless tribes give permission.

03/23/2015

State representatives at the state Capitol (credit: CBS)

Cost To Business, Employees At Center Of Family Leave Act Debate

A bill that is designed to help Coloradans who don’t qualify for federal paid leave was debated at the state House on Thursday. Supporters claim the bill helps employees but opponents believe it puts too much financial strain on small businesses.

03/20/2015

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Proposed Bill Creates Homeless Bill Of Rights

A bill proposed at the state Capitol would create a homeless bill of rights in Colorado.

03/13/2015

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Transgender Locker Room Bill Called ‘Rinse & Repeat Prejudice’ In Committee

There was a different battle over the sexes at the Capitol this session, and it involved access to locker rooms by individuals who are transgendered.

02/04/2015

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Control Of Colorado Legislature In The Balance

Democrats’ control of the Colorado Legislature remained in question Wednesday, with votes still being counted in several close races that could topple liberal majorities in the Senate and House.

11/05/2014

Ballots Still Being Tallied In Adams, Jefferson Counties

Nearly 24 hours after the polls closed, ballots were still being tallied in Adams County. So much attention is being placed on those votes because the balance of power in the Colorado’s state Legislature is at stake.

11/05/2014

Shorter Community AME Church Pastor Timothy E. Tyler on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Supporters Of Street Preacher Killed In Denver Jail ‘Pray For Justice’

Friends and family street preacher Marvin Booker, who died in 2010 after being subdued by Denver sheriff’s deputies, say the City of Denver has a “murderous culture” that led to Booker’s death.

09/21/2014

Groups gathered at the state Capitol to pressure Congress to take action with immigrant children (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Call For Response To Children Coming To U.S. Illegally

Colorado lawmakers and community leaders are calling for a humanitarian response to the surge of children who have crossed the Mexican border illegally.

07/31/2014

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Udall, Gardner Clash On Immigration

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican challenger are clashing over immigration issues.

06/11/2014

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State Lawmakers Consider Revenge Porn Penalties Following CBS4 Investigation

A bill in the Colorado legislature to criminalize “revenge porn” moved out of the House Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon by a unanimous 11-0 vote.

04/25/2014

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