Senate Republicans rejected a bipartisan measure to help fund a counseling program aimed at preventing teen pregnancy and reducing high-school dropout rates.
Colorado has been asking middle and high school students about their sex lives and drug use for nearly a quarter of a century in anonymous public health surveys.
A bill giving parents broad authority over their children’s school curriculum and medical treatment won initial approval Wednesday in the Colorado Senate.
Colorado Republicans are using their new power in the state Legislature to float a raft of conservative proposals to change public education – but many of the proposals stand little chance of becoming law.
Many blame the expanding measles outbreak on the increased number of families choosing not to vaccinate their children. Now there may be a bill to support those parents who are against vaccines.
It’s clear that voters nationwide are scratching a six-year itch midway through President Barack Obama’s second term, and that’s played a massive role in the senate and governor races in Colorado.
Colorado Republicans hope to erase Democrats’ one-seat majority in the state Senate on Tuesday and cut into, if not overturn, the Democrats’ 37-28 majority in the House. Some key races:
It may be patriotic to buy American, but Colorado lawmakers are divided on whether legislation should give a boost to construction companies that do it.
Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.
Disagreement in the Colorado Republican Party over health care is coming to the fore as two GOP lawmakers seek to repeal a state health care exchange.