Democrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.
Polls find a majority nationwide favoring gay marriage, and a series of new laws has led to 17 states permitting it. But in Colorado this year, the discussion revolves around a proposal to allow couples in civil unions to file state taxes jointly,
Colorado’s Democrats aren’t willing to scrap a plan to increase renewable energy requirements for rural electricity providers.
Colorado Republicans want to try undoing some left-leaning proposals adopted last year, and their campaign starts with electricity.
Furious about Democratic-proposed election changes, Colorado Senate Republicans pushed debate past midnight Wednesday arguing against same-day registration and sending ballots by mail to all registered voters before the bill received initial approval.
Standing firm on new firearm restrictions, Colorado Democrats were advancing aggressive gun-control proposals Friday in a state balancing a history of heartbreaking shootings with a Western heritage where gun ownership is treasured by many.
Colorado Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler is defending his search for noncitizens registered to vote and says the voting system remains vulnerable to fraud.
Illegal immigrants who grow up in the state should be eligible for in-state tuition, not a higher, compromise rate, Colorado Democrats told The Associated Press Monday.
Immigrant rights advocates say a 2006 Colorado law requiring police to report suspected illegal immigrants has resulted in detentions for low-level crimes and longer jail stays.
The U.S. Supreme Court took some of the teeth out Arizona’s tough immigration law. The court on Monday upheld a key provision in the law, but struck down the rest of it, and the ruling has implications for Colorado.