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Rep. Mark Waller, R-Colorado Springs (credit: CBS)

Colorado AG’s Race Gets Another Contender In Mark Waller

Colorado House Republican Leader Mark Waller will try to replace term-limited state Attorney General John Suthers in a contest that includes a former Democratic prosecutor and Suthers’ chief deputy.

07/01/2013

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Rural Coloradans May Have To Pay More For Electricity

Hundreds of thousands of Coloradans might have to pay more for electricity under a controversial new law that requires rural electric co-ops produce 20 percent of their energy from renewable sources by 2020.

06/05/2013

Released parolees (credit: CBS)

Records Show Dangerous Parolees Downgraded Due To Budget Issues

Despite vehement denials by the Colorado Department of Parole, a CBS4 investigation has turned up numerous state records that show dangerous parolees were either removed from intensive supervised parole in the last five years or never placed on it in the first place due to budget squeezes.

05/22/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

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

Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Wrap Up Weighty Term

Colorado lawmakers were closing a contentious and weighty term Wednesday with big decisions settled on gun control to immigration to marijuana. But the 120-day session didn’t end without a dose of partisan sniping and a few big ideas left on the table.

05/08/2013

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

The Topic Of Crime Drove A Lot Of Legislation At The Capitol This Session

After tragedies like the Aurora theater shooting, public safety drove a lot of legislation this year in Colorado, dealing with everything from DNA testing to drug sentencing to crimes against pregnant women.

05/07/2013

Don Quick (credit: CBS)

Don Quick Launches Attorney General Campaign

Former Adams County District Attorney Don Quick is hoping to become Colorado’s next attorney general.

05/06/2013

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Marijuana Taxes Prove Sticking Point For State Lawmakers

Marijuana as a potential tax bonanza has Colorado lawmakers wrestling with a question both sides say they don’t know how to answer: How much will people pay for legal weed?

04/30/2013

DNA (credit: CBS)

More DNA Sampling Passes Colorado House, Heads To Senate

An expansion of DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions has passed the Colorado House.

04/23/2013

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

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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