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Rollie Heath

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Education Bill Advances, But Schools Still Wary

A hefty education overhaul described as the marquee Colorado schools bill of the year advanced toward a vote Friday after some big amendments

04/04/2014

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Campus Gun Ban Could Be Headed To Colorado Ballots

Colorado’s gun control debate is moving out of the state Capitol and straight to voters.

01/03/2014

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Morgan Carroll Chosen As New Colorado Senate President

Democratic state Sen. Morgan Carroll became the second woman in Colorado history Wednesday to be selected Senate president, a position that became available with the recall ouster last month of former Sen. John Morse over new gun restrictions.

10/09/2013

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State Lawmakers Tour Lyons To See Damage Firsthand

Colorado state lawmakers toured Lyons for themselves Friday to view the damage.

09/21/2013

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School Funding Overhaul Gets 1st Review In Colorado

Sweeping revisions to how Colorado funds public schools – accompanied by a likely income tax proposal – came under consideration Tuesday in the state Legislature after years of discussion.

03/19/2013

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Colorado Poised To Expand Open Records Access

Public-records access in Colorado is close to getting an expansion – but state lawmakers are resisting efforts to make it cheaper to get public records.

02/25/2013

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Senate Passes Bill Restricting DAs In Youth Cases

A sweeping change to how Colorado juveniles are charged as adults headed to the governor’s desk Thursday after two days of a spirited debate that divided Senators from both parties.

04/06/2012

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Photo ID At The Ballots Nixed By Colorado Lawmakers

Senate Democrats nixed a proposal to ask voters whether people should provide photo identification at the polls.

04/04/2012

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Colorado Rejects Higher Sales, Income Taxes For Schools

Colorado voters overwhelmingly rejected the only statewide tax increase on ballots this November — a “no” vote on education funding that revealed the sour mood of voters in this swing state.

11/01/2011

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Proposition 103 Seeks Tax Increase For Colorado Education

Starting Wednesday ballots go out in an election that includes a statewide tax hike. Voters will decide whether to increase sales and income taxes to fund education.

10/11/2011

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