Colorado voters will be asked in November whether the state should stand by the decision to use marijuana tax profits for school construction and other programs, under legislation signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday.
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.
What to do with all the money made from marijuana sales? That’s being debated at the state Capitol.
A novel effort to reduce school violence by making public schools legally liable for keeping kids safe has been approved by the Colorado Senate.
Colorado citizens would have a harder time adding laws to the state constitution with a pair of proposals legislators are considering this week.
A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor’s desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday.
A bill that could change the lives of hundreds of children in Colorado who are struggling with autism passed a state Senate committee on Thursday afternoon.
Colorado residents will benefit from the growing state economy with special tax refunds next year, but exactly how much is a question lawmakers will wrestle with over the coming months.
Marijuana makes money. But legalizing it doesn’t eliminate the black market or solve a state’s budget problems. Those are the lessons from Colorado’s first full year of tax collections on recreational pot.
Colorado finally knows how much tax revenue it collected from recreational marijuana in the first year of sales, and the haul was below estimates – about $44 million.