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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.