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Democrats Setting Up Fight Over Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Colorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.

02/24/2015

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Undocumented Immigrants Will Have To Wait A Long Time For A Driver’s License

Undocumented immigrants applying for Colorado driver’s licenses will now have to wait months. Five Division of Motor Vehicles offices across the state were processing the special applications — now there’s only one.

02/03/2015

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Colorado Returns To Split-Party Legislative Rule

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than […]

11/16/2014

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Rep. Hullinghorst New Colorado House Speaker

Colorado Democrats selected Rep. Dickie Lee Hullinghorst to be the next House speaker, making her only the second woman in state history to hold that position.

11/14/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers In Session’s Home Stretch

With the hours winding down, Colorado lawmakers had a number of big-ticket items to consider before the end of the session on Wednesday, including marijuana legislation and tax aid to homeowners devastated by floods and wildfires.

05/06/2014

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Plan Would Direct Pot Taxes Toward Drug Education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

04/23/2014

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Colorado Nears Decision On Spending Pot Taxes

Colorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent.

04/21/2014

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Colorado Budget Finalized, Heads To Hickenlooper

Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.

04/15/2014

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Colorado Pot Sales Up Slightly In 2nd Month

Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Colorado To Start Spending Pot Taxes

After months of uncertainty about marijuana and its tax potential, Colorado lawmakers start work Tuesday deciding how to spend pot taxes.

04/08/2014

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