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Joe Salazar

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Teacher Tenure Standoff Continues In Colorado

A dispute over new teacher tenure rules intensified Monday, when a bill to change the regulations was axed and both sides threw up their hands in frustration over the legislative effort to resolve their differences.

04/07/2014

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Colorado Close To Ban On Water-Wasting Plumbing

Inefficient faucets, toilets and showerheads moved closer to becoming illegal in Colorado Thursday when the state House gave preliminary approval to the proposal to phase out low-efficiency fixtures.

04/03/2014

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Bill Addressing Jail For Fines Clears First Hurdle

A bill addressing concerns over poor people being jailed for failing to pay municipal court fines cleared its first Colorado House committee.

02/25/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Propose Records Request Fee Cap

A Colorado House committee has passed a bill capping fees to access public records at $32.

02/20/2014

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Jail For Fines? Colorado Lawmaker Wants To End Policy

The road to jail for Jared Thornburg started with a traffic ticket and a $165 fine.

02/16/2014

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Colorado Tuition Bill For Native Americans Advances

A Colorado proposal to provide in-state tuition to many Native Americans is advancing the state legislature.

02/05/2014

State Senator Vicki Marble (R) Fort Collins (credit: vickimarble.com)

State Senator Apologizes For Controversial Comments Over Race

A Colorado lawmaker has apologized for comments that many people found offensive.

08/22/2013

CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd talks with Rep. Joe Salazar (credit: CBS)

Colorado GOP Wants Joe Salazar’s Rape Comments Condemned

Colorado Republicans say Democrats should denounce comments from a state lawmaker who said women may not know if they feel like they’re in danger of being raped.

02/19/2013