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Child Tanning Bed Ban Narrowly Clears House

A ban on commercial tanning bed use by children has narrowly cleared the Colorado House.

02/27/2014

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State Rep. Moves To Abolish Special Plates For Legislators

Frustrated by the special treatment afforded state lawmakers due to their unique license plates, Rep. Chris Holbert, R-Parker, is introducing a bill to abolish the plates altogether, a move sparked by a CBS4 investigation.

01/13/2014

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Surging Colorado Economy Inspires Lawmakers’ Plans

Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.

01/06/2014

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Election Year Sets Up Fights In Colorado Politics

Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.

01/05/2014

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Colorado Democratic Party Chooses New Director

The Colorado Democratic Party has hired a woman who helped with Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign to be its next executive director.

08/02/2013

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CBS4 Parolee Investigation Prompts Legislative Hearings

A series of CBS4 ”Justice Failed” investigations into gaps in Colorado’s intensive supervision program for parolees has prompted the Colorado House Judiciary Committee to schedule oversight hearings into the program.

07/26/2013

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Ruling Gives More Legal Standing To Challenge Gay Marriage Ban

Supporters of gay marriage are celebrating two landmark rulings from the Supreme Court, but what does it mean for Colorado?

06/26/2013

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Hickenlooper Gets Big Wins In Colorado Session

As Gov. John Hickenlooper says goodbye to lawmakers for the year, he might want to send some of them thank-you cards — both for giving him what he wanted and for backing off from what he didn’t.

05/09/2013

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Last Sprint In Colorado Session Includes Big Issues

Colorado lawmakers still face several weighty pieces of legislation in the final weeks of the session, including how to regulate a now legal marijuana industry and an overhaul of the state’s system to fund public schools.

04/22/2013

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Online Sales Tax Has A Better Chance This Time Around

One of the benefits of shopping online is consumers often don’t have to pay sales taxes, but a couple of bills at the state House would change that.

04/07/2013

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