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Proposed Bill Would Teach Sex Abuse Education In Schools

A bill being debated at the state Capitol would teach children as young as five about sexual abuse. Some lawmakers call it the biggest public health issue that no one is talking about and they believe it’s time children learned about the threat in school.

01/28/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Drone Regulations

An incident this week in which a drone crashed on the lawn of the White House is an example of why unmanned aerial vehicles need to be regulated, according to some Colorado lawmakers.

01/27/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Limits On Drone Surveillance

Colorado lawmakers are considering regulating the use of drones, citing privacy concerns as they look to join at least 20 other states that have set limits.

01/14/2015

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Colorado Lawmaker Pushes For School Arrest Stats

A Colorado state senator says she’ll be pushing law enforcement agencies to report statistics showing what happens when trouble at school leads to the arrests of young people, but police see the new requirement as just one more unfunded burden.

04/23/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Shelved This Year

A Colorado proposal cracking down on bullies who harass young people through text messages and social media has failed, shocking the bill’s sponsor and prompting her supporters to say they will try again next year.

04/10/2014

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Colorado School Expulsions Drop Following Law

Fewer Colorado students are being expelled in the wake of statewide reforms, according to a new study.

03/28/2014

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Cyberbullying Victims Want Online Bullying Labeled A Crime In Colorado

Victims of cyberbullying recounted their stories to state lawmakers in hopes of turning online bullying to be labeled a crime in Colorado.

03/26/2014

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New Bill Would Regulate Private Eyes

Colorado lawmakers are hearing renewed debate over whether to join 44 other states in requiring private investigators to maintain state licenses.

03/02/2014

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Colorado Senate Approves New Paint Recycling Tax

Household paint sold in Colorado would be subject to a new tax to fund a statewide paint recycling program under a bill approved Friday by the state Senate.

02/28/2014

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Topic Of Statewide Problem Of Suicide Takes Center Stage At Capitol

Talk to your teenager — that’s the message from Douglas County Schools on Wednesday after four teenagers have committed suicide in the last 11 days. Now it’s got Lawmakers talking about ways to prevent suicides.

02/12/2014

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