During critical legislative hearings into Colorado’s Corrections Department and Parole Division, one state senator was regularly tweeting, surfing the Web and updating her Facebook page with information that had nothing to do with the 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.
Colorado House Republicans selected Loveland Rep. Brian DelGrosso as their new leader after Colorado Springs Rep. Mark Waller stepped down from his leadership post to run for state attorney general.
Colorado Republican House Leader Mark Waller will step down from his leadership position as he runs fort state attorney general.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.