A bill to expand the state’s bear hunting season ignited a passionate debate from agriculture producers and animal rights groups on Monday. Proponents say it’ll help curb the growing bear population, but opponents worry the measure could harm female bears and orphan cubs.
A bill that would have created civil unions in Colorado failed Thursday in the House judiciary committee on a party line vote. It was widely expected to die in the Republican-controlled committee, but proponents remained optimistic right up until the last vote was cast.
Medicinal pot brownies, candies, and other infused products are here to stay in Colorado. A Republican lawmaker introduced a bill to ban medical marijuana centers from selling infused products. But after facing opposition from the medical marijuana industry and lawmakers, including some members of her own party, she is significantly changing the measure.
The State Senate could take up a bill as early as Friday that aims to give the public more information about security scanners, including the new full body scanners at many airports like Denver International Airport.