Chokehold Ban Among Colorado Police Bills Nearing ApprovalNew limits on police authority are nearing approval in the Colorado legislature after what appears to be an elusive exercise in politics — compromise.
Misdemeanor DNA Bill Passes Senate Judiciary CommitteeA bill to require DNA samples from people convicted of certain misdemeanors has passed the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
A Lot Of Interesting Legislation On The Table, But State Budget Will Be The Big BattleIt's back to work for lawmakers at the state Capitol as the 2016 Legislature kicked off Wednesday morning, and a lot of interesting legislation is expected this session.
Safety In The Cockpit Big Concern After Pilot DiesTwo incidents in the sky in two days have passengers and airline personnel talking about safety.
Colorado Lawmaker Calls For Letters, Service At AME ChurchesA Colorado state lawmaker is urging white people to leave notes of thanks and support on the doors of AME church across the country.
School Violence Lawsuits Approved After Emotional DebateA novel effort to reduce school violence by making public schools legally liable for keeping kids safe has been approved by the Colorado Senate.
Colorado Lawmakers Start Work On Student Testing ChangesColorado lawmakers started work Monday on one of the thorniest problems of the annual lawmaking session - changes to the slate of standardized tests required in public schools.
Colorado GOP Looks To Make Big Education ChangesColorado Republicans are using their new power in the state Legislature to float a raft of conservative proposals to change public education - but many of the proposals stand little chance of becoming law.
Colorado Being Proactive With Roundtable On Law Enforcement & Public PolicyKeeping the peace between law enforcement and the public is a priority right now, and on Monday evening Colorado lawmakers, police and community activists met to see what needs to be done to make that happen.
Roundtable Held To Discuss Law Enforcement In ColoradoLeaders from several Denver metro area law enforcement agencies joined state lawmakers and others for a discussion on improving community relations on Monday.
Teachers Union Sues Over Colorado Dismissal LawColorado's largest teachers union is challenging the firings of about 100 Denver teachers and a 2010 law that enabled the dismissals, union officials announced Wednesday.
Colorado School Tax Supporters Turn In PetitionsSmiling schoolchildren and a bright school bus hauled boxes of petitions to Denver on Monday as activists pushed for the largest voter-approved permanent tax hike in state history to overhaul education funding.
Child Literacy Bill Altered In ColoradoSponsors of a controversial proposal aimed at making sure Colorado kids can read in the early grades are talking about changing their proposal.
Lying To Voters Latest In Colorado Elections DebateA proposal to enhance penalties for lying about elections is the latest divisive voting proposal to hit Colorado's legislature.
Johnston, McNulty Say Stable Oil, Gas Rules NeededTwo Colorado state legislators say a stable regulatory environment is what makes it possible for energy developers to do business.