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Colorado Lawmaker Asking California For Help With Wildfire Air Support

A Colorado lawmaker will travel to California on Monday to ask for help with air support while fighting wildfires.

03/17/2014

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Colorado Marijuana Loophole Bill Unlikely

A Colorado loophole that allows people to grow hundreds of pot plants without going through background checks is likely to stay – for now.

03/11/2014

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Colorado Background Check Data Doesn’t Tell Whole Story

Supporters of universal background checks for firearms purchases in Colorado cite the 104 denials for gun buys as evidence the new law is working.

02/06/2014

The DC-10 at the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

GOP Pushes For State-Owned Firefighting Fleet

Colorado Republicans want the state to buy an aerial firefighting fleet to help combat wildfires, but it’s an idea Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper does not support.

01/24/2014

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Hickenlooper Touts Bills To Combat Colorado Wildfires

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper expressed support for legislation that’s been introduced to combat wildfires, including tax incentives for mitigation and funding to buy better equipment for firefighters.

01/23/2014

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Colorado State Fair Losing Money, Needs Help From Lawmakers

The government entity that runs the Colorado State Fair had another year of operating losses and needs additional tax money to ensure the event’s survival, according to an audit released Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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Wildfire, Flood Legislation, First Bills Of The Year

Proposals providing tax relief for people who lost their properties during the September floods and incentives for wildfire mitigation are among the first bills of the Colorado legislative session.

01/08/2014

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Auditors Slam Colorado Lottery Staff Bonuses

The Colorado Lottery is getting criticized for its sales staff bonuses. State auditors say the Lottery has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars without tying the payouts the actual sale performances.

10/07/2013

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Efforts Continue To Bring Firefighting Air Fleet To Colorado

Supporters of a plan to bring Colorado its own fleet of firefighting air tankers are continuing efforts to make that plan a reality.

09/06/2013

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State Tanker Fleet? Wildfires Continue Debate

Colorado lawmakers passed several bills this year to prepare for future fire seasons.

06/12/2013

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