New Colorado Democrat Senate Majority Selects LeadersPueblo's Sen. Leroy Garcia will serve as president of a Colorado Senate taken over by Democrats in this week's election.
Baumgardner Retains Seat Following Vote Against ExpulsionThe Senate voted against expelling a GOP senator accused of inappropriately touching a former legislative aide.
Transportation Bill For More Funding Advances In Colorado LegislatureColorado's Senate has tentatively approved a bill to ask voters to let the state issue $3.5 billion in bonds for roads projects.
Defense Attorneys Say DAs Using Misinformation To Fight Juvenile Parole BillsSeemingly running out of options, Colorado district attorneys are using over-the-top language to block two bills that are fast-tracking to the governor’s desk.
School Violence Lawsuits Approved After Emotional DebateA novel effort to reduce school violence by making public schools legally liable for keeping kids safe has been approved by the Colorado Senate.
Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of New Gun Background ChecksSenate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for firearm sales conducted online and between private sellers, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of New Gun Background ChecksSenate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for gun purchases between private sellers conducted online and in person, but their repeal is expected to hit a wall in the House.
Colorado Senate OKs Tax Credits For Private SchoolsA plan to give parents tax credits for private schools or home-schooling has won initial approval in the Colorado Senate after a spirited partisan debate.
Bill On Mandatory Fines For Animal Fighting Clears Colorado SenateA Colorado bill to set mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting is headed to the governor's desk.
Bill Would Change Way Police Do Suspect Lineups In ColoradoColorado is poised to become the 12th state to overhaul procedures for eyewitness identifications in criminal prosecutions.
Senate Advances Colorado Marijuana Welfare MeasureA bill to clarify that public benefit cards can't be used at marijuana dispensary ATMs cleared its first hurdle in the Colorado Senate.
New Bike Trail Funding Plan Fails In Colorado LegislatureColorado needs more recreational bike trails — just not a change to how they're paid for, lawmakers from both parties agreed Thursday as they voted down a bill to direct more Colorado Lottery money to bike trails along state highways.
Colorado Lawmakers Consider Limits On Drone SurveillanceColorado lawmakers are considering regulating the use of drones, citing privacy concerns as they look to join at least 20 other states that have set limits.
Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control FundingColorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
Democrats Keep Colorado House, Senate In PlayColorado Democrats will retain a majority in the state House, but it's still unclear which party will control the Senate.