Colorado Republicans Call For Special Legislative Session To Develop Education Policies Amid PandemicState Republican lawmakers are asking Governor Jared Polis to call the legislature to the Capitol for a special session. Their hopes are to develop new policies to protect access to education in the midst of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
'Second Chance Bill' Draws Emotional TestimonySixteen years after a grieving dad helped pass a state law meant to hold violent offenders accountable, part of that law could be undone.
Bill To Allow Marijuana Use On Days Off Of Work Fails In CommitteeA state bill has died that could have made it illegal to fire someone for using marijuana while off the job in Colorado.
New Bill Will Try To Help Slow Youth Suicide In ColoradoA bill introduced to lawmakers aims to help curb youth suicide in Colorado.
Lawmaker: Animal Cruelty Bill Would Protect Animals As Much As HumansA new bill cracking down on cruelty to animals could help prevent violence against people.
State Lawmakers: Criminal History Box On Applications Needs To GoState lawmakers are taking up a bill that would ban criminal history questions on job applications.
State Lawmakers Expected To Introduce 'Ban The Box' BillColorado state lawmakers will take up a bill that would ban criminal history questions on job applications this week.
Lawmakers Prepare To Tackle Hospitals, Big Pharma In New Legislative SessionTransparency in health care pricing is coming under scrutiny at the State Capitol like never before.
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.
Bill To Ban Conversion Therapy Passes House Committee Along Party LinesA bill to ban conversion therapy narrowly passed out of the Public Health Care and Human Services Committee 7-6, a passing vote but with a clear divide among party lines.
Colorado Lawmakers Battling Millions Of Daily Cyber AttacksState lawmakers say Colorado isn't doing enough to protect confidential government information, but a new bill could change that.
Klingenschmitt Proving The All Publicity Is Good Publicity RuleAfter issuing a public apology and seeing a State House committee assignment taken away from him, some may think Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt has been punished for his offensive comments, but publicity of all kinds is more valuable than they may think.
Police Seeing Public Policy Catch Up With 2014 ActionsThe negative headlines made by rogue cops in 2014 are now fueling new public policy proposals in Denver and the Colorado Legislature in 2015.
Tragic Murder May Lead to Political FalloutThe tragic murder of Kristine Kirk will likely cause political fallout in many different areas in Colorado politics.
The Rationale of “Snowball’s Chance” BillsGOP State lawmakers made headlines this week with bills that have little to no chance of passing a Democratic legislature. So what's the strategy of presenting these bills that have a snowball's chance?