Colorado Legislature

6:00am

Tue November 27, 2012
Politics

State Lawmakers To Undergo Freshman Orientation

It’s been three weeks since the election of 2012. At the state capitol this week the latest crop of lawmakers will participate in the first of two freshman orientation sessions before the start of the legislative session in January.

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8:19am

Wed November 14, 2012
Politics

What The Election Means For The 2013 Legislative Session

Governor Hickenlooper signing SB-16, photo taken on March 29, 2011
Colorado Senate GOP Flickr - Creative Commons

Democrats will control both legislative chambers when the state’s legislative session convenes in January. Lawmakers will be dealing with several controversial issues, including crafting regulations for the recreational use of marijuana.

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6:00am

Tue November 13, 2012
Politics

Democratic Control May Not Help Hickenlooper

Democrats are once again in control of all levels of state government after picking up 5 seats in the House during last week’s election. But this isn’t necessarily being viewed as a good thing for Governor John Hickenlooper during the upcoming legislative session.

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4:12pm

Mon November 12, 2012
Politics

Civil Unions Have Impact On Statehouse Races

KUNC File Photo

Civil unions supporters in Colorado won big during last week’s election – successfully targeting and ousting three Republican lawmakers over their opposition to civil unions. And many in the GOP feel the issue contributed to their losses.

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8:38am

Fri November 2, 2012

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