House Passes $25 Billion Colorado Budget For Next YearThe Democrat-controlled House approved a $25 billion budget Thursday that includes funding increases for education, transportation, and money earmarked for surplus tax refunds - a sign of the state's continuing economic gains.
Colorado Lawmakers Reach Deal On Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado lawmakers reached a deal Wednesday on a standoff over how to pay for a program that lets immigrants get driver's licenses regardless of their legal status, an initiative that Democrats passed without Republican support two years ago.
Marijuana, Fires Dominate Final Legislative DayBanking for marijuana businesses and property tax forgiveness for disaster victims headlined the final day of the Colorado Legislature on Wednesday, though the last hours were lacking the drama of many past sessions.
Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Massive School Funding Overhaul BillColorado educators looking for bold changes to how the state funds public education have part of the equation answered, with Gov. John Hickenlooper signing into law Tuesday a mammoth bill.
New Legislation Helps Fund Eisenhower Tunnel Fire Suppression SystemGov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law Saturday establishing the Petroleum Cleanup and Redevelopment Fund within the Division of Oil and Public Safety, a part of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
School Funding Overhaul Moves Through Colorado HouseAn ambitious overhaul to how Colorado handles its biggest-ticket budget priority - K-12 education - advanced another step in the state Legislature Monday.
Stricter Stalking Laws Move Forward In State LegislatureA bill to toughen Colorado's stalking laws passed out of committee unanimously and now moves on to the full House.
Colorado GOP's Beetle-Kill Timber Bill QuestionedColorado Republicans want to eliminate local restrictions they say stifle the sale of beetle-killed timber. But groups representing local governments say there are no such restrictions.
Dems Pick Hamner To Fill State Rep. Scanlan's Seat