A sweeping change to how Colorado juveniles are charged as adults headed to the governor’s desk Thursday after two days of a spirited debate that divided Senators from both parties.
Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.
Colorado lawmakers are again debating a proposal to establish an “impaired” limit for marijuana. If passed, the bill would make drivers impaired if they test positive for five nanograms or more of THC, an ingredient in marijuana.
Driving while high is illegal in Colorado, but state lawmakers are again entering a hazy debate over how to measure whether medical marijuana patients are impaired behind the wheel.
Lawmakers will hear testimony on a bill to prohibit employers from using consumer credit information against potential employees unless they’re applying for a job that involves financial decisions.
Students who live in Colorado illegally are one step closer to getting a break on tuition rates at state universities.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill Friday that encourages Colorado schools to be on the same radio frequency as emergency responders.