Dems Choose Rep. Joann Ginal To Serve Out Sen. Kefalas' TermA Democratic Party vacancy committee has selected state Rep. Joann Ginal to serve out the term of Sen. John Kefalas, who was elected to the Larimer County commission.
State Lawmakers Consider Bills To Address Rising Prescription Drug PricesLawmakers at the Colorado Capitol are trying to put the brakes on the runaway cost of some health care.
New Law Aims To Stop Intentional Black Smoke From 'Coal Rollers'A new law aims to stop so-called "coal rollers" from intentionally blasting black smoke into the air.
Lawmaker Wants To Stop 'Coal Rollers' From Intentionally Blasting Black SmokeWhile some automakers spend billions of dollars trying to reduce emissions spewing out of cars and trucks -- some motorists are bucking the system, creating a lot of smoke.
Colorado Right-To-Die Bill Fails, Sponsors: Not Enough VotesThe House sponsors of a Colorado right-to-die bill have withdrawn their legislation, conceding they didn't have the votes for it to pass this election year.
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."
'Death With Dignity' Supporters To Discuss New Bill At State CapitolA death with dignity bill will be introduced in Colorado on Tuesday and sponsors and supporters plan to speak about the bill at the Capitol.
Colorado Plans Right-To-Die LegislationTwo Colorado lawmakers inspired by a letter from a terminally ill man plan to propose legislation next year that would allow people to choose when they die.