Colorado’s Republican Senate approved a bill Monday creating a new crime of fetal homicide, a measure proposed in response to an attack on a pregnant woman last month in Longmont.
Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year passed the Senate Thursday with nearly every Democrat voting no because ruling Republicans rejected funding for some of their ideas.
Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for gun purchases between private sellers conducted online and in person, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
Republicans in the Colorado Senate used their new majority to pass legislation Monday that would repeal a limit on the size of ammunition magazines – a law widely despised by their party and the impetus for the recall of two Democratic state senators.
A Democratic lawmaker says Coloradans don’t have good access to information about oil and gas drilling that might occur near homes and schools.
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.
Democrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.
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.
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.