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 Would Give Free Contraceptives To People Living In The U.S. IllegallyA Colorado bill would provide free contraceptives and reproductive care to people living in the U.S. illegally.
$5.2 Billion Transportation Bill Passes Colorado SenateState senators passed a $5.2 billion infrastructure bill on Monday. It now heads to the House of Representatives.
District Attorney Shares Mental Health Struggles & Pushes For Bill To Improve Access To Care: 'I've Seen Things I Can't Unsee'Adam's County District Attorney Brian Mason is opening up about his own mental health struggles in an effort to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness.
Colorado Lawmakers Debate Government Immunity Caps For Institutions That Protect Child RapistsFor the first time, survivors of child sexual assault in Colorado may be able sue institutions -- like the Catholic church and Boy Scouts -- that have protected their perpetrators.
Colorado Lawmaker Rep. Richard Holtorf, Who Used Racially Charged Term 'Buckwheat,' ReprimandedColorado’s Democratic House Speaker has reprimanded a Republican lawmaker who called a colleague “buckwheat” during a floor debate.
Unique Mental Health Bill Passes First Colorado Legislative Committee A bill to better screen and treat mental health issues before the become a crisis passed out of its first committee at the Colorado Legislature.
Bill For Early Childhood Education Department Unveiled In DenverGov. Jared Polis helped unveil a bill which will create a state Department of Early Childhood Education in Colorado.
'It Hits The Mark': Large Part Of $5 Billion Colorado Transportation Bill Focuses On Electric CarsA wide ranging and slightly bipartisan bill to transform Colorado’s transportation system and usher in a new era around electric cars, buses and trucks was introduced at the capitol on Monday.
State Lawmakers Consider Fees On Everything From Gas To Pizza Delivery To Fix Colorado's RoadsA draft of a bill by Democrats in the state legislature includes about $3.9 billion in new fees and $1.5 billion in general fund and stimulus dollars.
Bill That Would Fine Colorado Public Schools With Native American Mascots Moves ForwardColorado schools with American Indian mascots will face steep fines under a bill that's making its way through the state legislature.
Colorado Lawmaker Shares Story Of Rape As Legislature Eliminates Statute of Limitations Ending 30 Year BattleThe state legislature passed a bill which allows survivors of sexual assault to sue their perpetrators no matter how much time has passed.
To-Go Alcohol Sales Extension Moves Forward In State CapitolTo-go alcohol may extend beyond the initial temporary sales period that was enacted to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. The regulation is set to expire on July 1.
Lawmakers Take Up Bill To Possibly Skip This Year's CMAS TestsState lawmakers spent time on Monday talking about a bill that would suspend standardized tests because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rep. Leslie Herod Is A Force Of Nature At The State CapitolAs CBS4 celebrates Black History Month, CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd talked to a state representative who is making history. Rep. Leslie Herod took the state Legislature by storm when was she was elected four years ago.