State Lawmaker Pushes For 'Swatter' Bill With Tougher PenaltiesState lawmakers are calling for a crackdown on "swatters" who are known to call 911 with fake emergencies, prompting SWAT teams to respond.
New Law Gives Mental Health Response System A MakeoverGov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill into law that overhauls the state's mental health response system and de-criminalizes mental illness.
Wage Theft In Colorado No Longer A SecretGov. John Hickenlooper has signed into law a bill that allows the public to know if an employer steals wages from his or her workers.
Colorado Public Records Mediation Gets Senate Panel's OKColoradans whose requests for public records are denied may soon be able to seek a mediator's help.
Colorado Wage Theft Bill Headed To Governor's DeskThanks to a bill that's headed to the governor's desk, Coloradans soon can find out if an employer cheated his or her workers on wages.
Lawmakers Debate Overhaul In Mental Crisis TreatmentState lawmakers are debating a massive overhaul in how people going through a mental crisis are treated in Colorado. The bill has bipartisan support.
New Issues Brought Up On First Day Of Colorado's 2017 Legislative SessionIt was a historic opening day of the 2017 legislative session as Rep. Crisanta Duran, D-Denver became the first Latina speaker of the House in Colorado.
Pilot Program Gives Students With Intellectual Disabilities Chance At CollegeDozens and perhaps hundreds of Colorado students just got a chance to go to college. They'll benefit from a pilot program just signed into law on Monday.
Kids With Developmental Disabilities Set Sights On CollegeThere's a plan at the state Capitol to give children with developmental disabilities a better chance of getting into college.
Senate Advances Teen Military Concealed Carry BillColorado's Republican-led Senate has advanced a bill to allow military members who are at least 18 years old to obtain concealed carry gun permits.
Clean Power Debate Flares Up In ColoradoA national debate over global warming has turned into a major sticking point at the Colorado Legislature, where Democrats and Republicans this week started tussling over paying for efforts to curb carbon emissions.
Chokehold Ban Among Colorado Police Bills Nearing ApprovalNew limits on police authority are nearing approval in the Colorado legislature after what appears to be an elusive exercise in politics — compromise.