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.
Colorado May Set Up Vaccine Database To Track KidsA new Colorado database tracking kids who have not been vaccinated moved ahead in the state Legislature Thursday.
Proposed Pilot Program Would Help Vets With PTSD Train Own Service DogsA Colorado state lawmaker is hoping to launch a first-of-its-kind pilot program to help veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) train their own service dogs.
Colorado Lawmakers Revisit Right-To-Die BillLegislation allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs will be introduced again next year in Colorado, where supporters hope to capitalize on California's recent passage of a right-to-die law.
First-Of-Its-Kind Program Gives Vets New Skills, On-The-Job MentoringA law aimed at helping veterans get and keep jobs took effect this week. It will help fund programs that teach veterans new skills and give them on-the-job mentoring.
Transgender Birth Certificate Change Wins House Approval
Bill To Allow Birth Certificate Gender Change In Colorado Wins SupportA bill to allow transgender people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates without undergoing gender-reassignment surgery passed its first test Thursday in the Colorado Legislature.
Bill Expanding Parental Education Control Fails In ColoradoDemocrats on Tuesday rejected a Republican bill that would have given parents broad authority over their children's school curriculum and medical treatment.
New Law Could Halt Sale Of Synthetic MarijuanaColorado is a major distributor of synthetic marijuana or “Spice,” but a new law could put many sellers out of business.
Bill Would Prevent Rapists From Having Parental RightsA bill being discussed at the state Capitol would prevent rapists from having parental rights if the victim has a child.