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Senate Judiciary Committee

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Bill To Bolster Colorado Media Shield Law Fails

Colorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado after a New York reporter was pressured to divulge sources in the theater shooting case.

01/27/2014

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Vote On Colorado Media Shield Law Delayed

A bill to increase legal protections for reporters and their sources in Colorado is up for an initial vote.

01/15/2014

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Feds Seek To Legalize Marijuana Industry Banking

The Justice Department and federal banking regulators will help clear the way for financial institutions to transact business with the legitimate marijuana industry without fear of prosecution.

09/10/2013

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Congress Looks At Justice’s Marijuana Decision

The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.

09/10/2013

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Stoned-Driving Standard Fails Again In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Monday for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.

04/22/2013

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Colorado Lawmakers Consider Corrections Pay Issues

The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering a bill to address concerns about paycheck fairness and accountability for corrections workers.

04/08/2013

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Gun Restrictions In Domestic Violence Cases Passes

Colorado Democrats advanced an expansion on restrictions on gun ownership for people convicted of domestic violence offense.

03/04/2013

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Civil Union Opposers Rally At The Capitol

The push to pass a civil unions bill brought a protest to the state Capitol on Friday.

01/26/2013

"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

State Senate Tries Again On Synthetic Pot Ban

A permanent Colorado ban on synthetic marijuana sold as Spice or K2 is back before a Senate committee.

05/04/2011

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Colorado Lawmakers Roll Back Solitary Confinement Bill

Colorado lawmakers have backed away from sweeping new rules on solitary confinement in state prisons.

04/26/2011

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