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Tag Archives: Bob Gardner

In waning hours of session, state lawmakers reauthorize the embattled Colorado Civil Rights Commission

After what was shaping up to be a partisan stalemate, lawmakers came to an agreement to reauthorize the embattled Colorado Civil Rights Commission in the […]...

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May 10, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado Civil Rights Commission bill clears Senate with bipartisan support, but House Democrats say no deal

A bipartisan compromise on the future of the embattled Colorado Civil Rights Commission – one of the most politically fraught bills of this legislative session […]...

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April 30, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

An effort to curb campus sexual assault is on life support after this GOP-led panel overhauled a proposed new law in Colorado

Update: The Senate Appropriations Committee, controlled by Republicans, killed this bill on Tuesday, May 1.  Jessica Higgins never reported. After she was raped her freshman […]...

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April 26, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

This Colorado bill would ban teacher strikes and hit violators with fines and jail time

Two Republican lawmakers who have long helped shape education policy in Colorado have introduced a bill that would bar teachers from striking and strip unions […]...

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April 24, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Democrats again push for local control over the minimum wage

This story was updated on May 3 to state that the bill was killed in Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs by a 3-2 party-line […]...

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April 18, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

“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

Republicans commit to funding Civil Rights Commission, but have changes in mind

Democrats took the granite steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday demanding that the GOP fund the Colorado Civil Rights Commission after three Republicans on […]...

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February 13, 2018 Civil Rights, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers expand program that puts an end to “lunch shaming”

This story was updated on May 9 to indicated that the bill passed both the House and the Senate.  Fabiola Flores remembers losing her lunch […]...

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January 28, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Health, Just In, The Mix

Senate Republicans say no to legal immigrants serving in law enforcement

Should legal immigrants be police officers in Colorado? Senate Republicans say no, and today passed a bill on straight party lines that would bar legal […]...

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February 17, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Meet the Colorado Republicans who want to reclaim their party’s education reform agenda

A small group of well-established Colorado Republicans are aiming to make education reform a top priority for the GOP again. Ready Colorado, a political nonprofit, […]...

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February 4, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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Indy Editor Susan Greene on surviving Colorado’s news apocalypse

Journalism in Colorado is under siege. And headlines keep coming about censorship, layoffs and protests in local newsrooms. Join Colorado Independent Editor Susan Greene at the […]

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Carbon monoxide leak at Aloft Hotel sent 18 people to hospital

Eighteen people were given emergency treatment Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak at the Aloft Hotel near Denver International Airport. Aurora Fire Rescue evacuated the […]

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