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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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Lawmakers Approve Audit Of Colorado Energy Grants

Colorado auditors will investigate the State Energy Program’s grant expenditures to see whether there’s evidence of waste and fraud.

06/04/2013

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Forest Service Fallout With Company Could Ground Air Tankers

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.

05/21/2013

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Driving While Stoned Measure Heads To Governor’s Desk

A marijuana driving limit in Colorado is headed to the governor’s desk — on the measure’s sixth try through the Legislature.

05/07/2013

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Stoned-Driving Standard Fails Again In Colorado

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.

04/22/2013

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Court Ruling May Color Stoned Driving Debate

A recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court could change Colorado’s latest debate over marijuana driving limits.

04/19/2013

An air tanker drops slurry (credit: CBS)

Colorado Closer To Having Own Air Tanker Fleet

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.

04/11/2013

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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

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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

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