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Rape victim Matt Anchner testifies at the Capitol (credit: CBS)

Sexual Assault Victims Make Powerful Case To Adopt ‘Jessica’s Law’

At the Colorado state Capitol lawmakers have introduced two versions of a bill to make sure child sex offenders spend time in prison.

03/03/2014

Jessica Lunsford (credit: CBS)

With 2 Different Bills, Colorado Will Get A ‘Jessica’s Law’

Colorado lawmakers from both parties are working on different versions of a bill that would lay out mandatory sentences for child sex offenders.

02/28/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Colorado Governor Touts Air Pollution Rules

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is touting the state’s new air pollution curbs on the oil and gas industry – but he insists that local efforts to curb drilling run afoul of constitutional property rights.

02/25/2014

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Oil, Gas Regulators Under Scrutiny In Colorado

The oil and gas industry is getting unusual scrutiny these days in Colorado, where Democrats in charge of the Legislature are tapping on the pedestal occupied by a business once considered so powerful that lawmakers left it alone.

03/28/2013

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State Rep. Mike Foote Introduces 2 Oil, Gas Bills

A Democrat from Longmont has introduced two bills aimed at the oil and gas industry.

03/18/2013

Jessica's father, Mark Lunsford, gets emotional telling his story to Colorado Lawmakers on Wednesday. (credit: CBS)

‘Jessica’s Law’ Shot Down In Colorado Once Again

Some Colorado lawmakers say there’s no need to increase penalties for people who attack young children. What’s known as “Jessica’s Law,” named after a Florida girl sexually assaulted and killed, won’t become law in the state.

02/13/2013

A memorial at a hit-and-run site (credit: CBS)

Hit & Run Drivers Who Kill Unborn Babies Could Face Homicide Charges

Hit-and-run drivers who cost a woman her pregnancy could be charged in the unborn baby’s death under a bill at the state Capitol.

01/11/2013

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Woman Claiming To Be Psychic Sentenced To 5 Years

A woman claiming to be a psychic has been sentenced to five years behind bars for stealing more than $300,000 from her clients.

02/24/2012