Debate Surrounds Renewal Of State Registry For Surgical TechniciansAs the investigation into former surgical technician Rocky Allen is building steam, a Colorado law designed to strengthen regulations for that positon is set to expire.
Colorado Right-To-Die Backers Try Again Before House PanelSupporters of a Colorado right-to-die bill hope to overcome a defeat in a GOP-led state Senate committee by urging a Democrat-led House panel Thursday to provide a legal option for the terminally ill to end their lives.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Rejected By State Senate PanelA committee in Colorado's Republican-controlled Senate has rejected a right-to-die bill following hours of emotional testimony from dozens of citizens, many of whom want another option to end their lives on their own terms.
Colorado Takes On Right-To-Die Legislation Once MoreMichael Merrifield, a Democratic state senator from Colorado Springs, has wanted to sponsor right-to-die legislation since he became a Colorado lawmaker in 2003, two years after his father died an agonizing death from pancreatic cancer. He was discouraged from doing so by party leaders.
Colorado Lawmakers Revisit Right-To-Die BillLegislation allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs will be introduced again next year in Colorado, where supporters hope to capitalize on California's recent passage of a right-to-die law.
Lawmakers Warned About Threats To Colorado's Power GridColorado lawmakers took up a bill on Wednesday aimed at making sure the state's power grid is protected.
Colorado Rejects Right-To-Die LegislationColorado lawmakers rejected a proposal to give dying patients the option to seek doctors' help ending their lives, concluding a long day of emotional testimony from more than 100 people.
Testimony Over Right To Die Bill Gets Emotional At State CapitolDozens of people testified to a Colorado house committee on Friday during the first hearing of a bill some state lawmakers call "the Death with Dignity Act."