A bill to require drivers of non-commercial vehicles to have chains or snow tires before driving along a section of Interstate 70 during winter driving conditions failed in the state legislature but what remained is a study of the issue.
Colorado lawmakers will study whether to require snow tires or chains to drive on a mountainous stretch of Interstate 70 during spring and winter months, under a bill Gov. John Hickenlooper is signing into law Wednesday.
Legislation to boost a grant program that helps communities remove forest fuels to prevent wildfires has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Colorado has reached the era of budget surpluses after years of deficits. But state constitutional spending restrictions mean those surpluses set up an ideological battle between Democrats and Republicans.
State wildlife officials will study Colorado’s black bear population and how to reduce conflicts with humans under a bill that has been signed into law.
Legislation allowing medical marijuana use by people on probation or parole in Colorado has been signed into law by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Colorado legislators passed a half-dozen bills this session increasing oversight on law enforcement, including encouraging the use of officer-worn body cameras, revamping training and strengthening the public’s right to record police activity.
Since the legislature didn’t make any progress on his plan to raise transportation funds, Gov. John Hickenlooper is hitting the road himself to make it happen.
Some local prosecutors believe the punishment for people who view child pornography is too lenient. While convictions have nearly doubled in the past five years, the percentage of people being sent to prison is dropping.
The Colorado legislative session that concluded this week was among the most sharply partisan in memory — even for a state where political division is the order of the day.