Lucia Guzman

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Bill To Ban Traffic Cameras Advances

Colorado lawmakers advanced a measure to ban red-light and speeding cameras, but they’re facing strong opposition from local governments and police.

04/14/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Proposal Aims To Stop Mug Shot Posting For Profit

Companies that post people’s police mug shots online and then charge for their removal would face criminal penalties under a bill advanced Monday in the Colorado Senate.

03/24/2014

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Colorado Debates Requiring Water-Smart Plumbing

Water-chugging faucets, toilets and showerheads could become illegal in Colorado under a bill that won preliminary approval in the state Senate Tuesday.

02/18/2014

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Bill To Bolster Colorado Media Shield Law Fails

Colorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado after a New York reporter was pressured to divulge sources in the theater shooting case.

01/27/2014

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Colorado State Fair Losing Money, Needs Help From Lawmakers

The government entity that runs the Colorado State Fair had another year of operating losses and needs additional tax money to ensure the event’s survival, according to an audit released Tuesday.

01/14/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Democrats Give Up Benefits For Locked-Out Workers

Colorado Democrats have backed off a bill to allow unemployment benefits workers locked-out by employers as a defensive maneuver during labor disputes.

05/03/2013

Robert Ray (left) is convicted of issuing the orders that led to the killings of witnesses Javad Marshall Fields and his fiance Vivian Wolfe. Sir Mario Owens (center) is on death row for carrying out those killings. And Nathan Dunlap (right) is convicted of killing four at a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant in 1993. He's been in reviews and appeals for more than 15 years. (credit: CBS)

Personal Stories Grip Lawmakers On Death Penalty

A proposal to abolish Colorado’s death penalty will be one of the most emotional issues this legislative session – in part because lawmakers’ own stories are closely connected to the debate.

03/17/2013

Robert Dewey was wrongly convicted and served 18 years in prison before being released. (credit: CBS)

State Lawmakers Consider Compensation Bill For Wrongly Imprisoned

A man who spent nearly two decades behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit could get some compensation from the State of Colorado.

03/07/2013

The Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado Senate Gives Final Approval To Civil Unions

Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.

02/11/2013

Debate over the civil union bill in the state Senate on Friday (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Move 1 Step Closer To Law In Colorado

Civil unions are one step closer to law in Colorado as the bill moves forward in the state Senate where lawmakers took their first vote today. But it wasn’t without some debate.

02/08/2013

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