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Colorado Democrats Push For Big Election Changes

Colorado Democrats are planning sweeping changes to how elections are run in the state. Democrats want to allow same-day voter registration and to require that every registered voter gets a ballot by mail.

04/08/2013

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Administrators Armed In Western Colorado School District

As lawmakers nationwide debate arming teachers and administrators to prevent another school shooting, one Colorado school district has already voted to allow its superintendent and a principal to carry guns on campus.

03/26/2013

Rep. Mark Ferrandino on the Colorado House floor on March 11, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Civil Unions Clears Colorado Legislature, Heads To Governor

Civil unions for gay couples was a rallying cry for Democrats who took control of the Colorado House in last year’s elections and vowed an early vote on the proposal. They kept their promise Tuesday.

03/12/2013

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As Energy Boom Nears Cities, A Backlash Grows

Colorado regulators grappling with a historic energy boom that’s pushing oil rigs to the very doorsteps of suburban schools and homes were among the first in the nation to require companies to disclose the chemicals they use in their new drilling techniques.

02/27/2013

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Civil Unions Issue Will Be Back On The Fast Track Next Session

The matter of civil unions in Colorado will be back on the fast track now that Democrats have taken control of the legislature.

12/03/2012

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Marijuana DUI Standard Dies A 3rd Time In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel.

05/15/2012

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Illegal Immigrant Tuition Bill Fails In Colorado

Colorado Republicans rejected a measure that would have allowed illegal immigrant students attend state colleges at discounted tuition rates.

04/25/2012

Students rally outside the Capitol on for immgrant tuition on April 23, 2012  (credit: CBS)

Immigrant Tuition Bill Faces Colorado House Test

A bill that would allow illegal immigrants in Colorado to attend college at a discounted tuition rate is facing its first test in the state House.

04/23/2012

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Proposed Ban Of Colorado Traffic Cameras Fails

Lawmakers rejected a proposal to ban red-light and speeding cameras in Colorado.

02/21/2012

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Credit Checks Could Be Limited For Some Colorado Jobs

Lawmakers will hear testimony on a bill to prohibit employers from using consumer credit information against potential employees unless they’re applying for a job that involves financial decisions.

02/13/2012

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