Colorado Legislature

6:00am

Tue February 14, 2012
Politics

State Lawmakers to Debate Civil Unions Measure

Jason Prussman, Jason Cobb, and Jacobb Prussman.
Bente Birkeland

The state senate will take up a measure this week on whether to allow civil unions in Colorado. A similar bill failed last year in the Republican controlled house by a single vote. 

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4:37pm

Mon January 30, 2012
Politics

Colorado Lawmaker Suspected of DUI Says She Didn't Invoke "Legislative Immunity"

A Republican state lawmaker who was pulled over last week  for suspected drunk driving is denying that she used her status as a lawmaker to get a free pass. But some unsatisfied Colorado lawmakers now want to take a closer look at the legislative immunity provision police say prevented them from arresting her.  KUNC's state capitol correspondent Bente Birkeland reports.

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9:38am

Fri January 27, 2012
Politics

Emotion Precedes ASSET Bill Committee Vote

A measure that would give illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools lower tuition rates cleared its first hurdle at the state capitol yesterday. Senate Bill 15 passed the senate education committee on a party line vote.

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1:56pm

Thu January 26, 2012
Politics

In State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants Inches Forward

Jim Hill KUNC

State lawmakers will debate the controversial topic of illegal immigration today. On the table is a bill that would give illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools in state college tuition. And while two previous attempts have failed, each time the measure gets one step closer to passing the legislature.

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7:55am

Fri January 13, 2012
Politics

On The State Of The State

The Governor delivering his State of the State address, January 12th, 2012.
Office of the Governor via facebook.com/JohnHickenlooper

Governor John Hickenlooper urged state lawmakers and Coloradans to be creative entrepreneurs in his second state of the state address yesterday at the Capitol.

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