New Efforts Launched To Change Colorado's Open Records ActA Democratic senator is trying again to modernize Colorado's Open Records Act with a bill that would require government agencies to release public records in searchable data formats, like Excel spreadsheets, that are easy for the public to analyze.
Judicial Transparency Bill Dies At State CapitolTwo bills dealing with transparency in government have failed at the state Capitol.
Bill Would Close Loophole Some Businesses Use To Avoid Paying TaxesState legislators are trying to close a loophole that they say some businesses use to avoid paying taxes. Legislators want the income to go to public education.
Charitable Fraud Could Soon Lead To Bigger PenaltiesAn effort is underway to crack down on people who take advantage of donors wanting to help a good cause.
A Lot Of Interesting Legislation On The Table, But State Budget Will Be The Big BattleIt's back to work for lawmakers at the state Capitol as the 2016 Legislature kicked off Wednesday morning, and a lot of interesting legislation is expected this session.
Colorado Lawmakers Push For More Transparency In JudiciaryColorado lawmakers say they'll push a measure to force the state judiciary to disclose how it spends its money and disciplines employees.
'Defund Iran' Announces Ballot Measures To Sanction Iran At State LevelIt appears like the White House has enough senators supporting the controversial Iran nuclear deal to block a resolution of disapproval.
Democrats Reject Colorado GOP Fetal Homicide BillDemocrats concerned about interference on abortion rights on Monday rejected a Republican measure to create a new crime of fetal homicide, legislation that was crafted in response to an attack last month on a pregnant woman in Longmont.
House Advances Bill Protecting Citizen Recordings Of PoliceLaw enforcement could face civil penalties if an officer destroys or seizes someone's recordings of a public incident with a bill that advanced in the Colorado House on Tuesday.
ACLU Calls DNA Collection On Misdemeanors A 'Serious Privacy Invasion'A bill that would force people to submit to Colorado's DNA database -- even for some misdemeanors -- is being heard at the state Capitol
Lawmaker Apologizes To Michelle Wilkins For Comments, Still Punished At State CapitolA Colorado lawmaker issued an apology to a woman who had her unborn baby cut from her, but he still was punished at the state Capitol for making comments about the attack.
State Rep Says Woman Had Baby Cut From Womb Because Of 'Curse Of God'A Colorado lawmaker is under fire for controversial comments about a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb in Longmont.