State Lawmaker Pushes For Limits To Police Choke HoldsFive and a half years after Denver sheriff's deputies grappled with Marvin Booker, some leaders in the state legislature are attempting to prevent the scenario that ended his life.
Colorado Schools With Native American Mascots To Meet With TribesGov. John Hickenlooper is putting pressure on schools that have mascots that could be considered offensive to Native Americans.
Police Oversight Bills Hit Choppy Water At Colorado CapitolA package of bills designed to increase law enforcement oversight is running into trouble at the state Capitol.
Colorado House Advances 2 Law Enforcement Oversight BillsThe Colorado House advanced measures Friday to limit the use of chokeholds by officers and to make it easier to appoint special prosecutors when law enforcement is accused of using excessive force.
Pot-Shop Warnings For Pregnant Women Clears Colorado HurdleSaying that pregnant and nursing women need additional education about marijuana, the Colorado House gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill requiring warnings to be posted in pot shops.
Colorado Trying Again To Add Maternal Warnings At Pot ShopsColorado pot shops would have to post warnings for pregnant and nursing women under a bill that passed its first test at the state Legislature on Tuesday.
Tense Moment During Debate Over Native American Mascots At CapitolColorado lawmakers have advanced legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots at schools unless tribes give permission.
Bill Would Allow Coloradans To Use 1 Earphone Behind The WheelCellphone makers have come up with lots of devices that make it easier to drive with both hands on the wheel while using their technology, but in Colorado one common setup for going hands-free is illegal.
Colorado Considers Additional Police OversightDemocrats are spearheading a package of legislation aimed at expanding oversight of Colorado law enforcement and placing limits on their power, a response to allegations of excessive force both in the state and nationally.
Bill Restricting Cellphones In Cars FailsRestrictions on cellphone use while driving in Colorado won't advance this year after lawmakers missed a deadline to vote on the bill.
Bill Restricting Cellphones In Cars Comes Back For a while, it seemed Colorado lawmakers had hung up on a proposal to restrict cellphone use in cars this year, but it turns out the bill was just on hold.
Bill Limiting Drivers' Use Of Cellphones StallsNew restrictions on cellphone use while driving stalled in the Colorado House on Wednesday as lawmakers wrestled with emotional testimony and the logistics of enforcing the proposal.