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Colorado payday loan regulation battle moves backstage

DENVER-- The war to regulate payday loans in Colorado continues behind the scenes at the capitol here. Lobbyists and lawmakers are working hard to shore up votes for and against legislation introduced by Denver Democrats Rep. Mark Ferrandino and Sen. Chris Romer weeks ago. The bill is stalled for now as negotiations over proposed amendments continue. "We are working the bill hard," Ferrandino told the Colorado Independent. "And, as you know, the other side is definitely working it hard, too."

Bill to smooth lobbyist access in Denver founders on populist backlash

DENVER-- Lawmakers killed a bill in committee Tuesday that would have allowed lobbyists to bypass security lines at the capitol. The bill drew attention from the media for appearing to integrate lobbyists into the capitol culture in a way that citizens are not. The bill failed four votes to seven.

Rep. Lambert pounces on state AFL-CIO director, attacks Employee Free Choice...

During a hearing on legislation that would reform Colorado's ballot initiative process, GOP lawmaker stuns colleagues with off-topic questions targeting labor official.

Sex-Ed Bill’s Meaning Muddled

Conservative religious group Colorado Family Action is lining up its members against House Bill 1300 in what it says is a fight for parental...

Bill Would Require ‘Facts’ in Sex-Ed Classes

The House Education Committee approved a bill Thursday that would require schools offering sex education to include science-based material about contraception and disease prevention...