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Colorado Lawmakers Start Session Under New Management

Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.

01/07/2015

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Democrats Acknowledge GOP Control Of Colorado Senate

Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.

11/08/2014

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Many Colorado Legislative Races Still Undecided

With final results of many Colorado legislative races up in the air Thursday, Republicans and Democrats were anxiously waiting to see which party would control the Senate and House.

11/06/2014

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Control Of Colorado Legislature In The Balance

Democrats’ control of the Colorado Legislature remained in question Wednesday, with votes still being counted in several close races that could topple liberal majorities in the Senate and House.

11/05/2014

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New Laws Will Make Home Improvements Cost More In Colorado

Home improvements will eventually cost more with two new Colorado laws.

08/05/2014

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Colorado’s First Aerial Firefighting Fleet Is Born

Governor John Hickenlooper says it’s time to prepare for fighting fires and on Monday he signed a bill into law creating the state’s first aerial fire fleet.

05/12/2014

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Economy Helps Boost Bipartisanship In Colorado

Lawmakers finished the 2014 Colorado legislative session lauding the same achievements: More money for schools and colleges, funding for an aerial firefighting fleet, and providing aid for victims of floods and wildfires.

05/08/2014

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Felony DUI Bill Dies In State Senate

A bill that would have meant a felony conviction for people repeatedly caught driving drunk died in the state Senate on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Government Surveillance Hot Topic In Colorado

Colorado lawmakers are pushing several bills this year that seek to limit government surveillance — proposals that have gained momentum in the wake of revelations about federal collection of phone and email records.

04/25/2014

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Bill To Ban Traffic Cameras Advances

Colorado lawmakers advanced a measure to ban red-light and speeding cameras, but they’re facing strong opposition from local governments and police.

04/14/2014

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