Sex Education Brings Intense Debate To Colorado CapitolA bill would further clarify existing language in the current law for sex education programs in public schools.
Colorado House OKs Ammo Limits, More Background ChecksA package of gun control measures began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado's Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines and expanding background checks after hours of fiery debate about how to stop gun violence.
Battle Over Gun Control Goes To Colorado House FloorA Democratic gun control package began its lengthy and emotional route through Colorado's Legislature on Friday, with the House approving limits on the size of ammunition magazines after hours of fiery debate on gun violence and how to stop it.
Battle Over Gun Control Goes To Colorado House Floor Kicking off a long, emotional debate about guns, Colorado lawmakers clashed Friday over setting limits on the size of ammunition magazines, a proposal in a package of Democratic bills responding to mass shootings at an Aurora movie theater and a Connecticut elementary school.
Bill To Make Colorado Insanity Pleas Tougher FailsDemocrats rejected a proposal to make it tougher for Colorado defendants to be found not guilty by reason of insanity by putting the burden of proof on defense attorneys, instead of prosecutors.
Insanity Pleas Would Be Tougher Under Colorado BillLawmakers in Colorado are considering a measure that would make it tougher for defendants to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
Colorado Bill Aims To Make It Harder To Plead Insanity Colorado lawmakers are considering whether to make it tougher for defendants to be found not guilty by reason of insanity, prompted in part by last summer's mass killings at a movie theater.
Colorado Lawmaker Wants It Harder To Use The Insanity DefenseA Colorado lawmaker wants to make it much harder for a defendant to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
Civil Union Opposers Rally At The CapitolThe push to pass a civil unions bill brought a protest to the state Capitol on Friday.
Colorado's 1st Gay Speaker Takes GavelColorado's first gay House speaker has taken control, less than a year after Republicans used their former majority to block civil unions for same-sex couples.
Democrats Expected To Control Colorado LegislatureWith Colorado's Legislature firmly under their control, Democrats are poised to dictate the state's economic agenda and to pass civil unions after two years of divided government.
Republicans, Democrats Court Colorado Suburban VotersDemocrats and Republicans are zeroing in on the outer ring of Denver's suburbs in their battle for control of the state Legislature.
Hickenlooper's TBD Initiative Still TBDA plan by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper to engage communities in charting a new course for Colorado has generated skepticism because of its vague goals and name - TBD Colorado.
State Republicans Hit The Phone Banks To Try To Gain SupportThe election is still three months away but state Republicans say every minute until the polls close counts.
GOP Calls For Unity After Tough Colorado PrimariesThe leadership of the Colorado Republican House's fragile majority appealed for unity after primary elections that knocked off some GOP incumbents.