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The Colorado Legislature during the governor's State of the State address (credit: CBS)

Colorado Legislative Bipartisanship: The Real Benefit Of The 2014 Election

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.

11/09/2014

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Democrats Keep Colorado House, Senate In Play

Colorado Democrats will retain a majority in the state House, but it’s still unclear which party will control the Senate.

11/07/2014

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Many Colorado Legislative Races Still Undecided

Final results for many Colorado state legislative races are still unknown, and Republicans and Democrats continue to wait to see which party will control either chamber of the Legislature.

11/06/2014

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Felony DUI Bill Dies In State Senate

A bill that would have meant a felony conviction for people repeatedly caught driving drunk died in the state Senate on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Colorado Closer To Hosting Republican National Convention

Colorado’s chances of hosting the next republican national convention have gotten a little better.

02/18/2014

Sen. Bernie Herpin and Sen. George Rivera (credit: CBS)

2 GOP State Senators Sworn In After Colorado Recalls

Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.

10/04/2013

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2 Lawmakers Want Colorado To Have Its Own Wildfire-Fighting Planes

A plan that could dramatically improve wildfire fights in colorado calls for the state to have its own fleet of air tankers.

03/15/2013

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Labor Bills Heat Up In Colorado Senate

Labor proposals to change union rules in Colorado are up for debate in a Colorado Senate committee, which could test Democratic solidarity less than two weeks after the party took over complete control of the Legislature.

01/23/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Affect On The Legislative Agenda

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.

12/14/2012

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Abortion Notice Requirement Sparks Colorado Debate

A Democratic proposal for Colorado hospitals with religious objections to certain procedures such as abortion has sparked an intense debate over government’s role in health care.

02/24/2012

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