Lawmakers in Colorado are considering a measure that would make it tougher for defendants to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
The president of the National Rifle Association is calling many of the gun control proposals in the state Capitol “feel good measures.”
About 100 gun rights activists greeted Colorado lawmakers at the state Capitol before the 2013 state legislative session on Wednesday.
Gun owners gathered outside Colorado’s Capitol Wednesday as lawmakers convened inside with promises to take up gun-related measures this session.
Colorado’s first gay House speaker has taken control, less than a year after Republicans used their former majority to block civil unions for same-sex couples.
Democrats take complete control of Colorado’s legislature Wednesday when they gavel the 2013 lawmaking session to order.
Gay rights. Gun control. Taxes. Illegal immigration. The Colorado Legislature will be far from timid this year.
Colorado lawmakers proposed a plan Monday calling for as much as $20 million a year to attract more tech companies and their high-paying jobs to the state.
Gun control is expected to be a heated topic at the Colorado Legislature in the coming months, and legislative leaders have indicated that it will be difficult to find common ground.
Democratic Rep. Mark Ferrandino of Denver is poised to become Colorado’s next House speaker in January.