Tom Clements

John Hickenlooper, left, and Bob Beauprez, right (credit: CBS)

Beauprez, Hickenlooper Spar Over Nasty Attack Ads In Final Debate

The nasty tone of election ads in Colorado’s governor’s race spilled into the final debate on Friday when Gov. John Hickenlooper and challenger Bob Beauprez quarreled over why neither campaign has denounced negative attack ads.

10/24/2014

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Beauprez Pulls Attack Ad Line That Criticizes Hickenlooper For Murder

A new attack ad in the very tight race for governor in Colorado suggests incumbent Gov. John Hickenlooper’s policies may have led to the murder of the state’s corrections department chief.

10/23/2014

John Hickenlooper, left,  Bob Beauprez, right (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Hickenlooper, Beauprez Meet For Another Debate

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez have debated seven times in their too-close-to-call gubernatorial contest.

10/23/2014

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Bill Addressing Fugitive Parolees Goes To Hickenlooper

A measure seeking the immediate arrest of parolees who remove or tamper with their electronic monitoring device has cleared the Colorado Legislature and heads to the governor for his signature.

04/30/2014

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Restrictions On Solitary Confinement Pass House

The use of solitary confinement for inmates with a serious mental illness would be outlawed under a bill approved by the Colorado House.

04/28/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary Confinement

A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.

04/22/2014

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Bill Seeks Immediate Arrest Of Fugitive Parolees

Parolees who remove or tamper with their electronic monitoring device would be subject to immediate arrest under a bill approved by the Colorado House.

04/21/2014

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Colorado Senate Approves Solitary Confinement Curb

A proposal aimed at reducing the use of solitary confinement for prisoners with serious mental illness has won unanimous approval in the state Senate.

04/14/2014

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Bill Changing Prison Earned Time In Colorado Fails

Democrats have rejected a proposal to give Colorado prisons the power to revoke inmates’ earned time, saying the measure raised safety concerns and discouraged good behavior.

03/13/2014

Stevie Vigil in court in March 2013 (credit: CBS)

Woman Gets 27 Months In Prison For Giving Gun To Evan Ebel

A woman who pleaded guilty to buying the handgun used to kill the director of Colorado’s prisons was sentenced to more than two years in prison and three years supervision Monday.

03/03/2014

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