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Colorado Votes To Expand Crowdfunding

Colorado lawmakers have agreed to expand investment in private start-up companies by sending the governor a bill to expand the pool of potential investors.


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Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Microbead Ban Into Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper has made Colorado the third state to ban on tiny plastic particles from soaps and cosmetic products.


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Protesters Rally Against Standardized Testing

Protesters rallied on the steps of the state Capitol on Wednesday against standardized testing.


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Bill To Regulate Powdered Alcohol Sent To Governor

A proposal to regulate the sale of powdered alcohol in Colorado has been sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper for action.


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Mandatory Fines For Animal Fighting In Colorado Becomes Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into a law a bill that sets mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting in Colorado.


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Reduction In Student Tests Has Support, But Some Want More

Political heavyweights in Colorado banded together Tuesday to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing.


Gov. John Hickenlooper after a meeting of the National Governors Association at the White House in Washington on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Joining ‘Zero Deaths’ Traffic Safety Plan

Colorado is signing on to a national effort to reduce traffic deaths dramatically — all the way to zero.


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Gov. Hickenlooper Hints Vetoes Brewing For Both Parties

Colorado’s governor had firm words for lawmakers from both parties Wednesday as they enter the second half of the legislative session.


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At Session Midpoint, Colorado Lawmakers Have Plenty Pending

What’s been a sleepy legislative session is about to ramp up as Colorado lawmakers head into the final two months with significant debates pending.


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Mumford & Sons Bringing 2-Day Festival To Salida

Mumford & Sons is bringing its traveling music festival to Colorado.