Colorado Legislature

4:06pm

Wed January 8, 2014
Politics

Colorado Legislature Opens 2014 With A Call For Collaboration Rather Than Confrontation

Lawmakers get reacquainted before the new legislative session opened at the Colorado capitol Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

As the 2014 legislative session opened Wednesday, newly elected state Senate President Morgan Carroll (D-Aurora) – the second woman to hold the position – urged lawmakers to problem solve and skip the shouting matches in her opening day speech.

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1:22pm

Mon January 6, 2014
Politics

Denver Hispanic Chamber Previews Upcoming Legislative Session

Colorado Congressman, Democrat Ed Perlmutter speaks with former Denver Mayor Bill Vidal.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

12:10pm

Thu December 26, 2013
Colorado Capitol

It's Time To Unwrap The Colorado Capitol Dome

Shot of Capitol building taken May 2, 2010, before restoration began
Chelsea Nesvig Creative Commons/Flickr

Just as the sun began to rise Thursday morning, workers started removing the top portion of the scrim – the white, weatherproof protective wrap that’s completely covered the Capitol dome since May.

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7:57am

Thu December 26, 2013
Colorado Flood

Colorado Floods Prompt Lawmakers To Cut Red Tape

Members of the Colorado Air National Guard's 240th Civil Engineering Flight use a tape measure to measure the size of damage to a bridge affected by floodwaters in Loveland, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy

5:00am

Thu December 26, 2013
Politics

A Look Ahead At The Upcoming Legislative Session

Stephen Butler Flickr - Creative Commons

Going into the 2014 legislative session, Colorado Democrats are still in the majority at the capitol. With an election year looming, party leaders – including Senate President-elect Morgan Carroll – say they want to focus on creating more jobs.

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