Colorado Republicans want to roll back the state’s renewable energy mandates. And with greater numbers in the state Legislature this year, along with falling energy prices, they’re feeling more confident about their chances.
A Colorado lawmaker who’s gotten complaints from constituents about drivers distracted by their cellphones is proposing banning their use in cars unless people use a hands-free device.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law Saturday establishing the Petroleum Cleanup and Redevelopment Fund within the Division of Oil and Public Safety, a part of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.
Colorado Democrats moved closer to a party showdown over labor rights Wednesday, when the Democratic state House approved a firefighter labor bill that the Democratic governor has threatened to veto.