Supporters of a plan to bring Colorado its own fleet of firefighting air tankers are continuing efforts to make that plan a reality.
Colorado lawmakers passed several bills this year to prepare for future fire seasons.
Colorado auditors will investigate the State Energy Program’s grant expenditures to see whether there’s evidence of waste and fraud.
Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado called on the U.S. Forest Service on Friday to make certain that a contract dispute doesn’t ground large air tankers used to fight wildfires.
A marijuana driving limit in Colorado is headed to the governor’s desk — on the measure’s sixth try through the Legislature.
A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Monday for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.
A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court could change Colorado’s latest debate over marijuana driving limits.
Colorado is a step closer to having its own fleet of air tankers. A state Senate committee approved legislation on Thursday that could dramatically change how the state fights wildfires.
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.
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.