National Conference of State Legislatures
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.
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.
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.
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.
The matter of civil unions in Colorado will be back on the fast track now that Democrats have taken control of the legislature.
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.
Colorado Republicans rejected a measure that would have allowed illegal immigrant students attend state colleges at discounted tuition rates.
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.
Lawmakers rejected a proposal to ban red-light and speeding cameras in Colorado.
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.