DPS To Lose Another Leader As Mark Ferrandino Named To Top State PositionGov. Jared Polis named the Chief Financial Officer at Denver Public Schools as the new Executive Director of the Department of Revenue.
Schools, Cities Claim Cash After CBS4 InvestigationSchool districts and local governments are in the process of claiming thousands of dollars in cash that they are owed, but apparently didn’t know they were entitled to until informed by a CBS4 Investigation. In some cases the unclaimed cash has been sitting around for decades.
Colorado Returns To Split-Party Legislative Rule
Rep. Hullinghorst New Colorado House SpeakerColorado Democrats selected Rep. Dickie Lee Hullinghorst to be the next House speaker, making her only the second woman in state history to hold that position.
Newly In Charge, Colorado GOP Picks Senate LeaderColorado Republicans selected Colorado Springs Sen. Bill Cadman to be state Senate president as the party takes control of the chamber for the first time in a decade.
Many Colorado Legislative Races Still UndecidedWith final results of many Colorado legislative races up in the air Thursday, Republicans and Democrats were anxiously waiting to see which party would control the Senate and House.
Control Of Colorado Legislature In The BalanceDemocrats' control of the Colorado Legislature remained in question Wednesday, with votes still being counted in several close races that could topple liberal majorities in the Senate and House.
Parties Vie For Control Of Colorado LegislatureColorado Democrats have a comfortable cushion in the state House that will boost their chances of retaining control there in November. But their slim majority in the Senate hangs by a thread.
Pro-Gun Candidates Win Colorado Senate PrimariesRepublicans in a pair of suburban Denver districts nominated conservative, pro-gun rights candidates Tuesday to represent them in races that could give the GOP a majority in the state Senate for the first time in a decade.
Economy Helps Boost Bipartisanship In ColoradoLawmakers finished the 2014 Colorado legislative session lauding the same achievements: More money for schools and colleges, funding for an aerial firefighting fleet, and providing aid for victims of floods and wildfires.
Colorado Advances Marijuana Banking Plan A divisive plan to create the world's first financial system for marijuana came back to life in the Colorado Legislature Friday, when lawmakers revived a bill sponsors called the state's best hope for moving the marijuana industry away from its all-cash basis.
Proposed Traffic Camera Ban Turned Into A StudyA measure to prohibit speeding and red-light cameras in Colorado was changed into a study into whether the devices are effective after several law enforcement officials urged lawmakers Monday not to pass a ban.
Senate Passes Colorado Traffic Camera BanThe Colorado Senate passed a statewide ban on red-light and speeding cameras despite objections from some lawmakers that the bill would decrease traffic safety.
Adopted Daughter Changes Colorado House Speaker's LifeA married gay couple in Denver say their daughter has changed their lives, and they thank the foster care system for completing their family.
Colorado Weighs Ban Of Traffic Enforcement CamerasA proposal to ban red-light and speeding cameras in Colorado is back at the Capitol, and the bill sponsor says he has more support than when he pitched the idea two years ago.