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Colorado Joins GOP’s Federal Lands Effort

Colorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands.

10 hours ago

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Colorado GOP Looks To Make Big Education Changes

Colorado Republicans are using their new power in the state Legislature to float a raft of conservative proposals to change public education – but many of the proposals stand little chance of becoming law.

02/08/2015

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Colorado GOP Blocks Funding For Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Democrats who pushed to get driver’s licenses for Colorado immigrants regardless of their legal status are outraged over a Republican vote to block access to funds for the program.

01/22/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Start Session Under New Management

Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.

01/07/2015

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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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Colorado Lawmakers Plan To Boost Marijuana Profits

The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn’t agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn’t tightly controlled.

04/24/2014

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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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As Colorado Economy Improves, Budget Debate Nears

As Colorado’s economy continues improving, lawmakers are beginning to talk about constitutionally mandated refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.

03/18/2014

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Pot Taxes Under Review In Colorado

Colorado doesn’t know how much money it’s going to get from marijuana taxes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to argue about spending it.

03/12/2014

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Pay Hikes For Colorado Workers Set In After Recession

Colorado government employees will see their first pay increases in four years when they get their latest paychecks. It’s a sign that the state is continuing its economic recovery after the recession.

07/31/2013

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