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Colorado state legislature 2018:

Democrats again push for local control over the minimum wage

A person earning Colorado’s minimum wage — $10.20 per hour as of January this year — would have to work more than 100 hours to […]...

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April 18, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

Democrats debut pension reform plan sparing workers from contribution increases

Teachers and state workers would be off the hook for propping up the state’s pension plan under a proposal approved by House lawmakers on Monday. […]...

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April 17, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

A day of action by Colorado teachers will bring hundreds to the Capitol and already one district has canceled classes

In the midst of a wave of teacher activism across the country, educators in Colorado are joining the fray by putting more pressure on lawmakers, […]...

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April 13, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, The Mix

“Red flag” law for Colorado in the works, the last shot of getting gun control through both chambers this session

Colorado lawmakers are mulling legislation that would allow police officers to temporarily remove guns from people suspected of being a threat to themselves or to […]...

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April 12, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado state budget clears conference committee, but disagreement remains over how to spend some of the money

Lobbyists, politicos, aides and interns filled the Joint Budget Committee room on Wednesday, spilling out into the hall and taking seats on the floor — […]...

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April 11, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers plan to return to the Capitol over the summer to revise statehouse policy on sexual harassment

Lawmakers will hold off on making any potential changes the state’s sexual harassment policy until the 2019 legislative session, leadership decided on Wednesday. House and […]...

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April 11, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Ethics ruling: CO GOP Sen. Vicki Marble hit with violation for role in event paid for by oil-and-gas company

Colorado’s independent ethics commission found a Republican state senator, Vicki Marble of Fort Collins, violated ethics rules because of her involvement in an event paid […]...

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April 9, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Colorado teachers can claim an unwelcome distinction: most underpaid in the nation (or close to it)

Teachers from West Virginia to Oklahoma and Kentucky have staged protests or walked off the job in recent weeks to agitate for better pay and […]...

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April 6, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In

Report finds sexual harassment common — and commonly unreported — in Colorado state capitol

An overwhelming majority of workers at the state Capital who have reported harassment are not satisfied with the outcome, according to an independent review of […]...

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April 5, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Vote to expel GOP Baumgardner over harassment claims fails in Colorado’s Senate

A Republican state senator in Colorado will keep his job despite allegations of sexual harassment after the upper chamber on Monday voted against a resolution […]...

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April 2, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

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Families in Motion: Stories of Immigration, Migration and Other Life Changes

When: Thursday April 19th, 6:30-8:00 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St.  Space is Limited – Registration is Required Whether you’re a newcomer or […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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