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Recalls Could Beget Even Worse Policies

Recall elections are becoming de rigueur in Colorado nowadays, but the fact of the matter is that they are likely to worsen public policies as elected leaders begin to adjust to the threat.

07/28/2015

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Lawmakers May Halt Gaylord Hotel Project Construction

Lawmakers may stop a major construction hotel project in Aurora from being built. A bill advancing through the state Capitol would change the plan for the Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Conference Center.

05/01/2015

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Debate Over Medical Marijuana In Schools Begins At State Capitol

State lawmakers began a debate over whether to allow children to bring medical marijuana to school on Friday.

05/01/2015

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DUI Victim: ‘I Was Hit By 6-Time Drunk Driver, I Became His 7th’

Emotional testimony at the state Capitol as state lawmakers consider a bill that would put a felony DUI law on the books in Colorado. The bill moved forward after it passed through an important Senate committee on Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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Felony DUI Bill Moves Forward At State Capitol

A bill to create a felony drunk driving law in Colorado has advanced at the state Capitol. The bill would impose harsher punishments on repeat drunk drivers.

04/28/2015

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Stalled Felony DUI Bill Faces Key Colorado Test

A measure to add penalties for habitual drunken drivers faces a key test Tuesday in the state Senate.

04/28/2015

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Bill To Change Lives Of Children With Autism Moves Forward

A bill that could change the lives of hundreds of children in Colorado who are struggling with autism passed a state Senate committee on Thursday afternoon.

04/09/2015

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1st Limit To Colorado Student Tests Clears Senate

The Colorado Senate has voted to remove teacher penalties when students skip statewide standardized tests.

04/07/2015

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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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