State lawmakers began a debate over whether to allow children to bring medical marijuana to school on Friday.
The Colorado House advanced measures Friday to limit the use of chokeholds by officers and to make it easier to appoint special prosecutors when law enforcement is accused of using excessive force.
The Colorado House gave initial approval to the state’s $25 billion budget for next year after considering nearly 40 amendments.
The very slim majorities that each party now hold in the Colorado State Legislature, thanks to the 2014 election, should bring a season of bipartisanship to Colorado, which is exactly what the doctor ordered.
Gov. John Hickenlooper provided a clear example of how he will influence the legislative agenda next year by announcing that conversations about gun control measures in Colorado should begin, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
Supporters of civil unions for gay couples rallied across a park from the Colorado Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass legislation out of a key House committee.