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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg Backs Off Colorado Drilling Proposal

A Colorado Republican who pushed a bill to punish local governments for interfering with oil and gas drilling is backing off the idea.


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Debate At State Capitol Heats Up Over Medical Care Based On Religious Grounds

State lawmakers participated in a fiery debate on Friday as they discussed a measure that would deny medical care based on moral and religious grounds.


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Bill To Prevent Credit Checks Moves Forward At State Capitol

A bill that has been the subject of heated debate at the state Capitol has passed the Senate and moves forward to the House.


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Issue Of Employer Credit Checks Sparks Heated Spat

A debate over whether to ban Colorado employers from using credit reports against job applicants became feisty Tuesday.