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Skeptical Dems sink Colorado fetal-homicide ‘personhood’ bill

DENVER — Colorado Senate President Bill Cadman’s fetal homicide bill never stood a chance of making it through the legislature, despite being propelled by public […]...

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May 5, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Last-ditch fracking legislative push doomed from the start

State lawmakers here working feverishly in the last days of the legislative session failed to come up with a bill that could ease the high tensions building for years around boom-time drilling and fracking in Colorado, tensions that were never...

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May 8, 2014 Environment/Energy, Health, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Democratic legislators concerned by House reapportionment maps

Many Democrats are standing behind concerns raised by former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb last week after Webb said that Republican members of the Colorado Reapportionment Commission were playing it fast and loose with constitutional requirements when redrawing the state legislative...

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August 2, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

Quiet Republicans quash Colorado civil unions bill

During an emotional eight-hour hearing on same-sex civil unions at the capitol in Denver Thursday, a long list of witnesses on both sides of the issue told emotional stories of life as gay and transgender Americans. More than a few...

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April 1, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Controversial Colorado sex-offender bill advances

Controversial Colorado sex-offender bill advances

A heated committee hearing over a proposal to extend a state sex-offender policy board ended in wide bi-partisan support. The bill rankled detractors in its details not its main purpose....

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March 26, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Colorado lawmakers weigh softened statutory sex-offender language

Colorado lawmakers weigh softened statutory sex-offender language

DENVER-- A controversial bill seeking to extend Colorado's Sex Offender Management Board and rework some of the language guiding the board's work stoked intense debate at a Judicial Committee hearing Thursday afternoon. Sponsored in the House by Rep. Su Ryden,...

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March 25, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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