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Steve King

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Colorado Immigrant Driver’s License Bill Up For Vote

A proposal to grant driver’s licenses for Colorado drivers in the country illegally is expected to get its first vote Wednesday, and one Republican senator said he’s leaning toward voting in favor of the bill.

04/10/2013

CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd demonstrates ads on the tails of air tankers (credit: CBS4)

State Lawmakers Plan To Build Colorado’s Own Firefighting Fleet

Lawmakers in Colorado don’t want to rely on the federal government to provide a firefighting fleet from the air. They want the state to have their own resources when it comes to fighting wildfires.

03/27/2013

An image from the Waldo Canyon Fire (credit: CBS)

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

Sen. Kevin Lundberg shows magazines he says should not be banned. (credit: CBS)

State Democrats Push Some Gun Measures, Give Up Others

Colorado Democrats advanced aggressive gun-control proposals after a 12-hour marathon debate Friday in a state wrestling with its history of heartbreaking shootings and Western heritage where gun ownership is treasured by many.

03/09/2013

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Gun Restrictions In Domestic Violence Cases Passes

Colorado Democrats advanced an expansion on restrictions on gun ownership for people convicted of domestic violence offense.

03/04/2013

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Unenforced Colorado Discrimination Law Could See End

An unenforced discrimination crime in Colorado could be coming off the books in a bipartisan agreement inspired by a civil-unions bill.

02/20/2013

John Michael Keyes at the School Safety Summit (credit: CBS)

School Safety Summit Held At The State Capitol

Colorado lawmakers are focused on school safety following the shooting in Newtown, Conn., and on Friday they got feedback from some of those closest to the issue.

01/19/2013

School resource officers at Jefferson County Middle School (credit: CBS)

Sen. Steve King Wants Officers In Every Colorado School

Years ago putting an armed officer in a school would have been met with resistance. Today, every school wants one, and if Sen. Steve King has his way, they’ll get one.

01/14/2013

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors: State Must Compensate The Exonerated

In Colorado, there is no compensation and no help of any sort for those who have been wrongly imprisoned.

07/06/2012

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Marijuana DUI Standard Dies A 3rd Time In Colorado

A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind the wheel.

05/15/2012

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