Tag Archives: Colorado General Assembly

CO set to slash funds for controversial student health survey

Two years after a controversial student health survey sparked protracted debate at the State Board of Education, questions about the survey’s value have moved to […]...

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March 28, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

What’s in the proposed 2017-2018 state budget for the average Coloradan

Today, the state Senate began the process of reviewing a $26.8 billion* budget that will cover the operations of state government for the year beginning […]...

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March 27, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Q&A: Why Republican Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg flipped on the hospital provider fee

Republican state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg of Sterling set off shock waves at the state Capitol this week when he decided to sponsor a bill, along […]...

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March 24, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Democratic lawmakers take on dark money in elections communications

Last year, at least four campaign fliers showed up in voters’ mailboxes in the Front Range that didn’t disclose who paid for the mailers. As […]...

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March 16, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland on Sunday’s Politics Unplugged

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, March 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland reviewed […]...

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March 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Corporal punishment bill goes down in Colorado Senate committee

A Republican-controlled state Senate committee Monday killed a bill that would have prohibited corporal punishment in Colorado’s public schools and day care centers that receive […]...

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March 14, 2017 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wouldn’t you love to stay on one time zone year-round? Two lawmakers want to make it so.

Updated: the House Agriculture Committee voted 5-8 (five Republicans in favor, 7 Democrats and one Republican opposed) to the Daylight Saving bill, based largely on ski […]...

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March 13, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Midpoint in the Garden of the General Assembly

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed roughly 33 bills into law in the past week. You’d be hard pressed to name even one of them. But […]...

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March 9, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, 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

Stalking, sexual assault victims may be able to break rental agreements under House bill

Women’s groups, advocates for the homeless and those who support victims of sexual assault or stalking are cheering a near-unanimous vote today on a bipartisan […]...

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February 15, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Housing, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


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We at The Indy aren’t in the business of giving advice. But if, in these tough times, you’re in need of some inspiration, some community, […]

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The Home Front: Suspect in custody for vandalizing the Fort Collins mosque

“A 35-year-old Fort Collins man has been arrested in connection with vandalism Sunday morning at the Islamic Center of Fort Collins,” reports The Loveland Reporter-Herald. […]

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