School Spending Plans Near Final Lap In ColoradoColorado schools are getting a lot more money next year. But the education spending bills nearing completion in the state Legislature haven't been as popular as they might seem.
School Budget Proposal Clears Hurdle In ColoradoA $500 million package to start refilling Colorado school budgets decimated during the last recession cleared a major hurdle Wednesday in the state Legislature.
Education Bill Advances, But Schools Still WaryA hefty education overhaul described as the marquee Colorado schools bill of the year advanced toward a vote Friday after some big amendments
Colorado Gets Official State Cactus Thanks To Girl ScoutsColorado has a new official State Cactus: the Claret Cup Cactus.
Colorado GOP Wants To Nix Same-Day Voter Registration Colorado Republicans on Monday launched their bid to undo a new elections law that allows same-day registration, saying they're still not convinced the change isn't a recipe for possible voting fraud.
Colorado Ammunition Limit Heads To GovernorFiercely debated ammunition limits have cleared Colorado's Democratic Legislature and are on their way to the governor, who has said he'll sign the measure into law.
Colorado House Passes All Proposed Gun Control BillsNew ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.
16-Year-Olds Could Pre-Register To Vote Under New BillSixteen-year-olds could get their driver's licenses and register to vote at the same time under a new bill at the state Capitol.
Telecom Battle Under Way With Proposed Colorado OverhaulColorado lawmakers want to drastically change a ratepayer subsidy for telephone providers that once supported underserved areas but that now, critics say, is being wasted on places with plenty of consumer options.
Bill To Upgrade State's Telecom Industry Has Bipartisan SupportA bill to upgrade the state's telecommunications industry appears to have lots support on both sides of the party line.
Colorado Literacy Bill Sparks Debate On Flunking KidsAfter touching testimony from Colorado's governor about his boyhood struggles with dyslexia, a legislative committee signed off Monday on a proposal to recommend flunking young kids who fall far behind on reading.
Tax Break For Colorado Casinos Spurs ResignationsColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper asked for the resignation of three members of the state's gaming commission over their decision to give casinos a tax break.
Effort To Tighten Colorado Constitution In PerilColorado lawmakers from both parties seemed unusually united earlier this year on a plan to rein in the state's free-wheeling constitutional amendment process.