A legislative panel looking at how to prevent school violence in Colorado started work Tuesday by hearing alarming data about rates of depression among teenage students.
Colorado lawmakers face a chaotic three-day stretch of work before adjourning for the year Wednesday.
Colorado Republicans selected Colorado Springs Sen. Bill Cadman to be state Senate president as the party takes control of the chamber for the first time in a decade.
A mammoth bill to overhaul Colorado’s complicated school-finance formula won initial approval in the state Senate Monday, despite worries the changes won’t mean a thing if voters don’t approve more than $1 billion in new taxes this fall.
The Colorado Senate is approving stricter firearms regulations including expanded background checks, as it ties gun control to mass shootings in the state and elsewhere.
Republicans and Democrats joined forces this spring to try to undo a massive payout to telephone companies that goes back to the days when most people had landlines and few provider options.