A bill that would make it easier to buy a gun in Colorado has passed its first test in the Legislature.
A Colorado proposal to eliminate state background checks for firearm purchases has been tentatively approved by the Republican state House.
Colorado lawmakers moved forward with a measure to scale back prosecutors’ discretion to charge children as adults.
Colorado’s inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.
Tempers are flaring in the Colorado Legislature as the session nears its midway point, and it turned out to be a wacky Wednesday in the state House during voting for bills.
A bill to toughen Colorado’s stalking laws passed out of committee unanimously and now moves on to the full House.
Approaching his first anniversary in office, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration is known more for orchestrating compromise than driving policy.
State lawmakers sponsoring a bill that would have made the death of an unborn child as the result of a crime, a homicide regardless of how far along the pregnancy is, have withdrawn their bill.
The surge of medical marijuana use in Colorado has started another debate in the state Legislature: What constitutes driving while high?
A bill to ban the use of public assistance cards at strip club ATMs got initial approval from lawmakers but not before a light-hearted debate.