Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
Colorado lawmakers are pushing several bills this year that seek to limit government surveillance — proposals that have gained momentum in the wake of revelations about federal collection of phone and email records.
Colorado has one of the nation’s most lax vaccination requirements. And a bill to make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has been largely abandoned.
Democrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.
Colorado’s recent fires and floods are dominating lawmakers’ attention in the early days of the legislative session – and so far, measures addressing natural disasters seem to be uniting the parties.
Colorado’s Democrats aren’t willing to scrap a plan to increase renewable energy requirements for rural electricity providers.
An expansion of Medicaid eligibility that’s expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado is being signed into law Monday.
People in the U.S. illegally could get driver’s licenses in Colorado with a Democratic bill supporters argue is meant to ensure everyone on the roads knows the rules and has car insurance.
A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Monday for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.
An ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care was spiked Friday by its Democratic sponsor.