The wife of former Aurora Rep. John Buckner has taken the oath of office to serve the rest of his term after his death in May.
Democratic Aurora state Rep. John Buckner, who worked as an educator for decades, has died after battling a respiratory illness. He was 67.
Democratic state lawmakers want to expand the reasons parents can get to leave work and attend events at their children’s school.
Two education bills that are among the biggest-ticket items Colorado lawmakers will consider all year cleared their first hurdle Wednesday.
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.
Abolishing the death penalty in Colorado will get an initial vote in the state House on Tuesday, as debate on the issue begins in the Legislature.
A proposal to abolish Colorado’s death penalty will be one of the most emotional issues this legislative session – in part because lawmakers’ own stories are closely connected to the debate.