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.
Misdemeanor DNA Bill Passes Senate Judiciary CommitteeA bill to require DNA samples from people convicted of certain misdemeanors has passed the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
Extended Rape Statute Of Limitation Approved By Colorado HouseA bill to double Colorado's statute of limitations on sexual assaults from 10 years to 20 years has won initial approval in the state House.
Gloria Allred In Denver As Cosby Cases Prompt Colorado Bill Extending Time For ChargesA Colorado House committee on Thursday unanimously approved a bill prompted by claims against Bill Cosby that would double a 10-year statute of limitations for seeking charges in sexual assault cases.
State Lawmaker Wants To Eliminate ‘Toxic Cops’ Shuffling Between DepartmentsColorado lawmakers are hoping a new measure signed into law this year will help eliminate what one state senator calls "gypsy cops," who are fired or forced to resign by one police department but quickly catch on with another department.
Study: Heartburn Medication Can Increase Heart Attack RiskResearchers say a new study shows a clear link between some widely used heartburn medicines and heart attack risk.