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.
Student Testing Showdown Dominates End Of Lawmaking TermAn intense debate over student testing requirements had Colorado lawmakers scrambling Tuesday to resolve long-simmering disputes over how best to reduce standardized tests.
Reduction In Student Tests Has Support, But Some Want MorePolitical heavyweights in Colorado banded together Tuesday to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing.
Colorado Senate Approves Repeal Of Ammunition Magazine LawRepublicans in the Colorado Senate used their new majority to pass legislation Monday that would repeal a limit on the size of ammunition magazines - a law widely despised by their party and the impetus for the recall of two Democratic state senators.
Democrats Acknowledge GOP Control Of Colorado SenateDemocrats ceded control of the Colorado state Senate to the GOP Saturday, setting up a divided Legislature after two years of Democratic control.
Colorado Democrats Win Seats Lost Over Gun Bills Back 2Colorado Democrats have won back two seats they lost in last year's recall over gun control measures.