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New Law Makes Historic Investment In Arts, Could Put Colorado Back On The Filmmaking MapFrom community theaters to blockbuster movies, Colorado has a rich history when it comes to the arts.
'Making Life Easier, Better, More Affordable': Gov. Jared Polis Touts Historic Colorado Legislative Session, Republicans Call It 'Overreach'Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic leadership are celebrating a session that saw more major pieces of legislation passed than any other in recent history.
First-Of-Its-Kind Law Allows Child Sex Assault Survivors To Sue Institutions That Covered Up AbuseState lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that will allow survivors of child sexual assault between 1960 and 2022 to sue institutions like the Catholic Church and Boy Scouts if their assault was the result of a cover-up by the institution.
Colorado Lawmakers Pass Major Legislation That Includes Pandemic Relief, State-Controlled Insurance Plan, Plastic Bag BanThe state Legislature will wrap up the 2021 session by sending 508 bills to the governor's desk. The Colorado comeback from the pandemic was a top priority for lawmakers.
Colorado Bill Allows Retroactivity To 1960 In Abuse LawsuitsColorado lawmakers in the House have passed a bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse to hold organizations accountable through civil lawsuits retroactively to 1960.
Hate Crimes Are Up And Colorado Lawmakers Are Cracking DownA bill headed to the governor's desk would make it easier to hold perpetrators of hate crimes accountable.
Children's Hospital Colorado Begs Lawmakers To Fund Residential Mental Health Care As Kids Are Forced To Seek Treatment Out Of StateChildren's Hospital Colorado declared a state of emergency when it comes to pediatric mental health.
Colorado Bill To Transform Sex Offender Management Pulled After Claims It Would Hurt Public SafetyA bill to revamp how sex offenders are managed in Colorado was pulled after prosecutors accused the bill's sponsors of putting public safety at risk.
Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman Wants A Camping Ban, City's Housing Committee Does NotThe city of Aurora is trying to figure out a solution for their rising homeless population. Mayor Mike Coffman proposed a camping ban similar to Denver's.
State Senator's Own Experience With Sexual Harassment Inspires Bill To Help Other Women  Four years ago, Sen. Faith Winter was at the center of a sexual harassment case that gripped the Colorado State Capitol. Now, she's using her experience to help other women like her.
Colorado House Approves $5 Billion Transportation BillA massive state transportation package is getting closer to landing on Gov. Jared Polis' desk.
Colorado State Lawmakers Move To Rein In Power Of Homeowners Associations Regarding Yard Signs & Flags   Homeowners associations would no longer dictate what signs and flags residents can display under a bill that passed the state House and has initial approval in the Senate.

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Gov. Jared Polis Touts Historic Colorado Legislative Session, Republicans Call It 'Overreach'Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic leadership are celebrating a session that saw more major pieces of legislation passed than any other in recent history.
First-Of-Its-Kind Law Allows Child Sex Assault Survivors To Sue Institutions That Covered Up AbuseState lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that will allow survivors of child sexual assault between 1960 and 2022 to sue institutions like the Catholic Church and Boy Scouts if their assault was the result of a cover-up by the institution.
Initial Approval Given By Colorado House To Controversial Sex Assault Accountability BillThe bill would allow survivors of child sexual assault to sue institutions if there was a cover-up.
Hate Crimes Are Up And Colorado Lawmakers Are Cracking DownA bill headed to the governor's desk would make it easier to hold perpetrators of hate crimes accountable.
Children's Hospital Says Kids Are Being Sent Out Of State For Residential Mental Health TreatmentChildren's Hospital Colorado says its hospital's emergency room is seeing an 80 percent increase in kids who have attempted suicide and residential treatment facilities are so full kids are being sent out of state for care.
Prosecutors Blast Sponsors Of A Bill To Transform Sex Offender ManagementA hearing on a bill to revamp how sex offenders are managed in Colorado gets heated after prosecutors accuse the bill's sponsors of putting public safety at risk.