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Rep. Hullinghorst New Colorado House Speaker

Colorado Democrats selected Rep. Dickie Lee Hullinghorst to be the next House speaker, making her only the second woman in state history to hold that position.

11/14/2014

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Hickenlooper Presents Budget To Lawmakers

Gov. John Hickenlooper says Colorado voters would be resistant to let government keep money above the limit set by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, even though areas of the budget can use the funding.

11/12/2014

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Protesters Deface State Capitol With Graffiti

Police in Denver arrested several protesters after they were caught defacing the state Capitol.

11/05/2014

Balloons drop from the newly renovated state Capitol dome (credit: CBS)

Capitol Dome Reopens To Public After Years Of Renovations

After years of construction at the state Capitol dome, the renovations are complete and the dome is once again open to the public.

10/02/2014

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Colorado’s Capitol Dome Reopening To Public

Gov. John Hickenlooper will help mark the reopening of the Colorado Capitol dome, which has been closed to the public for repairs since late 2011.

10/02/2014

Copter4 flew over as workers replaced gold leaf on the state Capitol dome in August 2014. (credit: CBS)

Capitol Dome Reopening Set For Thursday

State officials will be holding a dedication ceremony Thursday to mark the reopening of the newly restored Colorado Capitol dome.

10/01/2014

Copter4 flew over as workers replaced gold leaf on the state Capitol dome in August 2014. (credit: CBS)

All That Glitters Is Gold: Finishing Touches On State Capitol Dome

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new gold leaf covering the state Capitol’s dome.

08/13/2014

Groups gathered at the state Capitol to pressure Congress to take action with immigrant children (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmakers Call For Response To Children Coming To U.S. Illegally

Colorado lawmakers and community leaders are calling for a humanitarian response to the surge of children who have crossed the Mexican border illegally.

07/31/2014

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Teen Birth Rate In Colorado Down 40 Percent

The teen birth rate in Colorado dropped 40 percent from 2009 through 2013, and state officials say a health initiative aimed at low-income women is partially responsible.

07/03/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Colorado Governor Touting Family Planning Effort

Gov. John Hickenlooper is joining the state’s chief medical officer to tout a state initiative to reduce teen births.

07/03/2014

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