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Colorado state legislature 2018

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Senators push to reopen state prison in final week of the session, bucking correctional...

Update: The House Judiciary Committee voted 6-5 along party lines to kill the bill on Tuesday.  A last-ditch effort to open a controversial high-security prison...

House Democrats plan to nix bonding measure from Senate’s transportation bill

House Democrats rejected a Republican-backed plan to use bonding to help pay for the state's ailing transportation infrastructure when they announced a funding proposal...

Democrats debut pension reform plan sparing workers from contribution increases

This story was updated on May 1 to include a vote from the House.  Teachers and state workers would be off the hook for propping...

Colorado Civil Rights Commission bill clears Senate with bipartisan support, but House Democrats say...

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

The rally has begun. More schools close their doors tomorrow as teachers take to...

Teachers dressed in red shirts circled the state Capitol this afternoon, demanding more money for K-12 education and a secure retirement pension. This was...

An effort to curb campus sexual assault is on life support after this GOP-led...

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...

Colorado teachers rallying at the Capitol will need voters’ help to make a big...

When thousands of Colorado teachers rally at the state Capitol Thursday and Friday, it will be an unprecedented show of force that takes two-thirds...

As student debt swells, Colorado lawmakers seek relief for borrowers by regulating debt collectors

This story was updated on May 3 to state that the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee killed the bill 3-2.  Colorado lawmakers want...

Effort to leverage rural Internet grant money to ensure net neutrality fails

This story was updated on April 24 to include a vote by the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs. The committee voted down the...

Sen. Baumgardner created offensive work environment, investigation finds, adding to list of alleged sexual...

This story was updated on April 24 to include a link to the investigative findings, which were made public on Tuesday.  Senator Randy Baumgardner is...