Bill To Create Grant Program To Help Homeless Youth Passes 1st Reading In State HouseA new bill would help create a grant program designated to support those youth experiencing homeless in Colorado.
Teacher Shortage Impacts Colorado, High Cost Of Living CitedThe high cost of living in Colorado is contributing to another issue: a teacher shortage in some school districts. The state has an estimated 3,000 unfilled teacher positions.
College Students Testify About Importance Of Colorado Opportunity Scholarship InitiativeStudents from around Colorado traveled to the state Capitol on Wednesday to talk about affordable college. The Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative, also known as COSI, helps students who may not be able to afford college.
Colorado Bill Aims To Protect 'Our Most Important Pollinators'Colorado state legislators, environmental advocates and beekeepers announced the introduction of a bill to protect bees.
Democrat Chris Hansen To Succeed Lois Court In Colorado SenateDenver Democratic state Rep. Chris Hansen has been chosen to serve the remaining year of former Sen. Lois Court's four-year term in a district representing parts of Denver and Arapahoe counties.
Colorado State. Rep. Susan Beckman To Join Trump AdministrationColorado state Rep. Susan Beckman is resigning to take a position with the Donald Trump administration.
Death Penalty Repeal Proposed By Colorado LawmakersColorado lawmakers are are making their sixth attempt in the past 12 years to repeal the death penalty in Colorado by introducing a new bill. The proposal is getting bipartisan support.
School Won't Allow Cannabis-Based Nasal Spray, So Teen With Epilepsy Pleads Case At Colorado CapitolA state lawmaker is taking up the fight of a Douglas County teenager whose school district, he says, is discriminating against him.
Colorado Lawmakers Consider Puppy Mill Ban, Retail Sale Of Puppies, Kittens BanAnimal rights advocates say pet stores selling puppies encourages the inhumane puppy mill trade, but some say a bill banning sales isn't the answer.
Bernie Sanders Responds To Colorado Capitol Protest Arrests: "They Deserve To Be Applauded"One day after more than three dozen people were arrested for disrupting Governor Jared Polis' State of the State address to the Colorado legislature, a major candidate for president chimed in. Bernie Sanders said on Twitter Friday that the protesters "deserve to be applauded."
Gov. Jared Polis' State Of The State Includes Story Of Summit County Single Dad Glenn BradyGov. Jared Polis' State of the State this year featured a single dad in Summit County. Polis introduced Glenn Brady and his three daughters to illustrate the state of the state's health care system.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis Delivers State Of The State AddressGov. Jared Polis' biggest ask for 2020 will be legislation to create a state-administered public option for health insurance.
New Legislative Session Opens With New Ideas & Old AnimosityOpening day of the state legislature is typically the calm before the storm, but Democratic Senate President Leroy Garcia came out swinging in his speech.
Health Care, Family Leave Headline Colorado 2020 SessionA state-supervised public option for Coloradans seeking health insurance and an ambitious family medical leave proposal headline Democrats' agenda for the 2020 legislative session starting Wednesday.
'Colorado Building Families Act' Addresses High Cost Of Infertility TreatmentThe Colorado legislature heads back to work Wednesday.