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Polly Lawrence

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Government Surveillance Hot Topic In Colorado

Colorado lawmakers are pushing several bills this year that seek to limit government surveillance — proposals that have gained momentum in the wake of revelations about federal collection of phone and email records.

04/25/2014

Rep. Kevin Priola (credit: kevinpriola.com)

Leadership Shakeup Hits GOP In Colorado House

Republicans in the Colorado House are seeing a leadership shakeup after simmering tensions within the party.

04/14/2014

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New Bill Would Limit How Long Government Keeps Surveillance Video

Colorado lawmakers are behind an effort to set restrictions on how long the government can keep surveillance footage.

02/18/2014

A HALO camera in Civic Center Park (credit: CBS)

Lawmaker Wants To Regulate Government Surveillance In Colorado

Cameras seem to follow the every move of Americans these days, but there isn’t a limit on how long the government can keep video. Now one Colorado lawmaker says it’s time there was.

02/06/2014

CBS4's Shaun Boyd talks with Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Make Prison Mandatory For Drunk Drivers Who Kill Or Injure

There’s an effort to change Colorado’s law in cases where a driver kills or seriously injures someone. Right now many times the driver is just sentenced to probation. That may soon change.

01/21/2014

The Colorado Legislature during the governor's State of the State address (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers React To Governor’s State Of The State Address

Every year Colorado’s legislative session starts with promises of bipartisanship and a commitment to work towards common goals for all of Colorado. But often it’s the day the state really starts to see how the parties are divided.

01/09/2014