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#Coleg Notebook: Driver’s license compromise; economic forecasts

Lawmakers compromise on immigrant driver's licences  It can be difficult to understand exactly what the six-member Joint Budget Committee is doing, but on Wednesday the proceedings...

#Coleg Notebook: Still chewing on high-capacity magazines

Jane Dougherty and Tom Sullivan watched from the gallery Monday as the Senate debated and then approved a bill that would repeal the 15-round magazine ban...

#Coleg Notebook: Minimum wage, maximum disagreement

Last year, Colorado lawmakers engaged in a five-hour floor fight about raising the minimum wage. Were they considering hiking it to $15 an hour,...

#Coleg Notebook: No ‘pray the gay away,’ no teen pregnancy prevention

House bans conversion therapy  The American Psychiatric Association officially began opposing "conversion" or "reparative" therapy, the the psychological practice that tries to turn homosexuals into heterosexuals,...

#Coleg Notebook: From Selma to Saguache, Harvie watches out for voters

Harvie Branscomb is a poll-watcher, maybe one of the most dedicated poll watcher and elections process watchdog ever. And it's not an easy job...

#Coleg Notebook: Powdered alcohol blues, concealed carry craziness, cont’d

Lawmakers not all pals when it comes to Palcohol It was the debate that launched 1,000 tweets. Should the House agree to a "ban" on powdered...

#Coleg Notebook: The right to bear buds and dehydrated booze

An infringement of constitutional rights; stricter legal controls that criminals will break anyway; a registry that could make specific citizens vulnerable to a hostile government...

#Coleg Notebook: Back to the war on red-light cameras

When should the cops get to take your money? After a red-light camera catches your car mid-intersection? While they're investigating your dad's business? Lawmakers heard...

#Coleg Notebook: Powdered alcohol is the new pot

Powdered alcohol paying for the sins of pot  Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee gave hesitant bipartisan support to HB 1031, a bill that once proposed to...

#Coleg notebook: Can we move and eat while we drink, now, please?

Roaming while sipping, sipping while roaming If you have been to the Source in Denver, you will have noted the awkward chalk line scrawled around...
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