Colorado Legislature

9:05am

Fri April 27, 2012
Politics

Efforts to Revamp Governor’s Energy Office Still on the Table

Solar Panels in the San Luis Valley.
Kirk Siegler

Democrats and conservationists are working with Governor Hickenlooper’s staff to try and save a bill that would expand the mission of the Energy office to promote more traditional forms of energy such as coal and natural gas.

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5:43am

Thu April 26, 2012
Politics

Republicans Defeat Illegal Immigrant Tuition Bill

Republican state lawmakers have once again defeated a bill to allow illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools to pay less than out of state tuition.

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5:28am

Thu April 26, 2012
Politics

Senate Initially Approves Civil Unions Measure

The state Senate had a lengthy and at times emotional debate on a bill to allow civil unions in Colorado. It's the second year in a row the Senate has taken up the measure. It still needs a final vote before it can move to the House, and this year the discussion showed more division among Republicans.

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5:36pm

Tue April 24, 2012
Politics

Bill Increasing Penalties For Leaving Accident Scene Advances

State lawmakers say current law encourages drivers to leave the scene of a crash when drunk.
David Sledge Flickr/CreativeCommons

On Tuesday, members of the state House advanced a measure to increase penalties for leaving the scene of a car accident that involves serious injuries. And lawmakers say current law actually encourages drives to leave the scene.

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2:48pm

Tue April 24, 2012

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