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.
Government Surveillance Hot Topic In ColoradoColorado lawmakers are pushing several bills this year that seek to limit government surveillance — proposals that have gained momentum in the wake of revelations about federal collection of phone and email records.
Divisive Vaccine Proposal Abandoned In ColoradoColorado has one of the nation's most lax vaccination requirements. And a bill to make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has been largely abandoned.
Democrats Nix GOP Bills Dealing With Mail BallotsDemocrats on Monday rejected proposals from Colorado Republicans that would make mail ballots optional and allow anyone to challenge votes cast by mail.
Fires, Floods Unite Lawmakers In Early BusinessColorado's recent fires and floods are dominating lawmakers' attention in the early days of the legislative session - and so far, measures addressing natural disasters seem to be uniting the parties.
Renewable Energy Debate Resumes In ColoradoColorado's Democrats aren't willing to scrap a plan to increase renewable energy requirements for rural electricity providers.
Colorado Medicaid Expansion Signed Into LawAn expansion of Medicaid eligibility that's expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado is being signed into law Monday.
Immigrant Driver's Licenses Advance In ColoradoPeople in the U.S. illegally could get driver's licenses in Colorado with a Democratic bill supporters argue is meant to ensure everyone on the roads knows the rules and has car insurance.
Stoned-Driving Standard Fails Again In ColoradoA marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Monday for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.
Democrat Backs Off Universal Health Care Plan In ColoradoAn ambitious plan to make Colorado the first state with universal health care was spiked Friday by its Democratic sponsor.
Debate Over Driver's Licenses For Illegal ImmigrantsA bill being debated at the state Capitol would give illegal immigrants driver's licenses.
Colorado Senate Gives Initial OK To BudgetThe improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years, and the Democrat-led Senate gave an initial OK to next year's spending plan on Wednesday.
Colorado Senate Begins Budget DebateThe improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years. But don't expect both parties to widely agree on next year's spending plan as the Senate debates the budget.
Bill Repealing Adultery Officially Signed Into LawA proposal to repeal the crime of adultery from Colorado's books has been signed into law.
Colorado Senate Gives Final OK To Gun Control Bills The Colorado Senate is approving stricter firearms regulations including expanded background checks, as it ties gun control to mass shootings in the state and elsewhere.