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Election Year Sets Up Fights In Colorado Politics

Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy.

01/05/2014

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5 Things To Know In The Colorado Legislature

A weekly look at what’s coming up at the Colorado Legislature.

01/05/2014

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Hickenlooper Says Secession Attempt Will Make Colorado Stronger

Votes in 11 rural counties on whether to secede from Colorado sparked debates that ultimately will strengthen the state, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper told local government officials Tuesday.

12/03/2013

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Morgan Carroll Chosen As New Colorado Senate President

Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll became the second woman in Colorado history Wednesday to be selected Senate president, a position that became available with the recall ouster last month of former Sen. John Morse over new gun restrictions.

10/09/2013

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Drilling Critics Mull Next Steps After Defeats

They packed committee hearings, waved signs and even publicly heckled Colorado’s governor. But oil and gas drilling critics saw one political failure after another in the legislative session that ended this week.

05/10/2013

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Discriminated Employees Could Sue Businesses For More Money

People who feel they’ve been discriminated against at work could sue for more money under a bill passes by the Colorado State Legislature.

05/01/2013

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Colorado Senate Gives Final OK To Gun Control Bills

The Colorado Senate is approving stricter firearms regulations including expanded background checks, as it ties gun control to mass shootings in the state and elsewhere.

03/11/2013

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Survivors, Family Of Victims Of Gun Violence Demand Plan Of Action

The survivors and family members of victims of the Aurora theater shooting and Columbine High School shooting demanded a plan of action at the state Capitol on Friday.

12/21/2012

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Colorado Drilling Regulators Mulling New Water Tests

Colorado gas-and-oil regulators are debating new rules for water quality and drilling near homes, which could determine whether state lawmakers propose stepping in to set their own rules.

12/11/2012

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First Responders In Aurora Shooting Honored

An event that singled out some of the first responders the night of the Aurora theater shooting was held Thursday.

09/21/2012

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