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Colorado Springs admits it ran debtors prisons, coughs up $100K to...

  COLORADO SPRINGS — People too poor to pay fines will no longer work off their debts by sitting in Colorado Springs jail cells, and...

Senate passes budget; House unloads bill backlog

Notes from the 87th day of the 2014 legislative session.

House Judiciary says no to Colorado debtors’ prisons

  DENVER- Linda Roberts stole canned salmon from a Safeway just over a year ago. She was caught and brought before Wheat Ridge's municipal court, which...

ACLU tracks Colorado courts unlawfully jailing poor people

City courts across Colorado routinely lock up people too poor to pay fines, according to investigations by the ACLU detailed in letters sent to Northglenn, Westminster, and Wheat Ridge.