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Pat Steadman

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Colorado Collects $2M In Recreational Pot Taxes

Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world’s first accounting of the recreational pot business.

03/10/2014

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Bill To Extend Last Call At Colorado Bars Advances

Colorado cities and towns could have the power to extend bar hours under a proposal advanced by state lawmakers.

01/29/2014

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Gay Marriage In Utah But Not Colorado?

Polls find a majority nationwide favoring gay marriage, and a series of new laws has led to 17 states permitting it. But in Colorado this year, the discussion revolves around a proposal to allow couples in civil unions to file state taxes jointly,

01/21/2014

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Colorado Lawmaker Receiving White House Honor

A Colorado state senator is visiting the White House to receive an honor given to openly gay, lesbian and transgendered public officials.

05/22/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Want Overhaul Sentencing For Drug Offenses

Those who do drugs now may be in their own category according to Colorado law. State lawmakers want to overhaul how people are sentenced in the state for drug offenses.

04/03/2013

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Colorado Senate Gives Initial OK To Budget

The improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years, and the Democrat-led Senate gave an initial OK to next year’s spending plan on Wednesday.

03/27/2013

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Colorado Senate Begins Budget Debate

The improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years. But don’t expect both parties to widely agree on next year’s spending plan as the Senate debates the budget.

03/27/2013

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With More To Spend, Colorado Begins Budget Process

The improving economy and increasing tax receipts are allowing Colorado lawmakers to fund more programs as they prepare to vote on next year’s budget.

03/26/2013

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Unenforced Colorado Discrimination Law Could See End

An unenforced discrimination crime in Colorado could be coming off the books in a bipartisan agreement inspired by a civil-unions bill.

02/20/2013

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Colorado Senate Gives Final Approval To Civil Unions

Civil unions for same-sex Colorado couples have cleared the state Senate for a third and possibly final time.

02/11/2013

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