Hickenlooper Reaffirms Commitment To Health Care Exchange In State Of State AddressColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper presented his annual State of the State address to yet another split Legislature on Wednesday.
New Issues Brought Up On First Day Of Colorado's 2017 Legislative SessionIt was a historic opening day of the 2017 legislative session as Rep. Crisanta Duran, D-Denver became the first Latina speaker of the House in Colorado.
Highways Top Legislative Talk, But Agreement ElusiveThere's no debate — Colorado needs a big plan to pay for billions in needed highway upgrades.
Builder Liability Bill 1st On List For Colorado LegislatureAffordable housing is the first order of business for the new Colorado Legislature.
New Legislative Session Brings $500 Million Deficit, UncertaintyWith one eye on a $500 million state budget gap and the other on Washington, Gov. John Hickenlooper and a split Colorado Legislature enter the 2017 lawmaking session with little expectation of fiscal reform and plenty of uncertainty over transportation, the state's Medicaid bills, affordable housing and illegal pot sales.
Colorado Lawmakers Elect New House Speaker, Senate PresidentColorado's state Legislature isn't changing hands between parties — but both the House and Senate have elected new bosses because of term limits.
As PSAs Get Set To Air, Lawmakers Consider Reducing Punishment For SextingIs teen sexting worth it? That's the question raised in a series of public service announcements that will be showing up on TV soon.
$25 Billion Colorado Budget Heads To Governor's DeskA $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor's desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday.
Growing Economy Means Refunds For Colorado TaxpayersColorado residents will benefit from the growing state economy with special tax refunds next year, but exactly how much is a question lawmakers will wrestle with over the coming months.
Colorado Lawmakers Reach Deal On Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado lawmakers reached a deal Wednesday on a standoff over how to pay for a program that lets immigrants get driver's licenses regardless of their legal status, an initiative that Democrats passed without Republican support two years ago.
Tax Law Quirk Means Pot May Pay Off For Coloradans, LiterallyColorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents' pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.
Lawmakers Grapple On Tax Aid For Disaster VictimsLawmakers are trying to agree on last-minute changes to a proposal that would give a property tax break to residents affected by massive Colorado flooding and wildfires last year.