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Bill To Require Snow Tires Along I-70 Moves Forward In House

The bill that would require passenger vehicles to have tires with adequate tread, snow tires or chains on Interstate 70 in the mountains during winter months has advanced in the state House.

02/26/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Stricter Snow-Tire Requirements

Colorado lawmakers are considering requiring snow tires or chains on noncommercial vehicles at all times during winter and spring months, an attempt reduce accidents and mountain traffic.

02/25/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Stricter Snow-Tire Requirements

Colorado lawmakers are considering requiring snow tires or chains on noncommercial vehicles at all times during winter and spring months, an attempt reduce accidents and mountain traffic.

02/25/2015

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Colorado Considers System To Predict Fire, Flood Behavior

The large, destructive wildfires and major flooding that have ravaged Colorado in recent years often gave responders little warning.

02/16/2015

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Metro State Approves Tuition For Illegal Immigrants

Metro State College of Denver trustees passed a plan that gives illegal immigrants a 58 percent tuition break. One state lawmaker said the college may lose funding as a result.

06/07/2012

Expansion Of Colorado Energy Office Becomes Law

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill expanding the scope of Colorado’s energy office to go beyond renewable energy and encourage all sources of energy development.

05/24/2012

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With 2 Days Left In Session, Civil Unions Bill In Jeopardy

With just two days left in the legislative session, a bill that would allow civil unions for gay couples is in jeopardy.

05/07/2012

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Lawmakers Question Colorado Prison Spending

Colorado’s inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.

03/15/2012

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Wind Rights Bill Gets Overwhelming Support In Colorado

Wind energy is a growing industry in Colorado, and right now landowners can actually sell the rights to the wind above their property. But that may soon change.

02/28/2012

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GOP Backs Off Plan To Strip Money From Transit

A Colorado Republican has backed off his plan to strip funding from Colorado transit and bicycle lanes in favor of highways and bridges.

02/02/2011