Colorado Legislature

8:40am

Thu May 12, 2011
State Capitol

Tense Moments Mark Lawmakers Last Day

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State lawmakers wrapped up their annual 120 day legislative session on Wednesday but not without some tense moments that threatened to shut down state government operations, and possibly force lawmakers into a special session.

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8:45am

Wed May 11, 2011
State Capitol

Legislature Fails on Redistricting, Courts Will Likely Decide

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The state legislature failed to reach a compromise to draw new congressional districts, and depending on who you ask, you get a vastly different picture of how and when things broke down. The issue will now likely go to the courts for a judge to decide new maps.

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3:30pm

Tue May 10, 2011
State Capitol

Bill to Expand Bear Hunting Fails

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A bill that would have expanded Colorado's bear hunting season has died after the sponsor could not get enough votes to pass it in the Republican controlled House.

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8:16am

Tue May 10, 2011
State Capitol

Still No Compromise on Redistricting

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Time is running out for the state legislature to reach a compromise on drawing new congressional districts, with the process continuing to break down along party lines. And early Tuesday morning Senate Democrats filibustered their own bill killing it on the calendar.

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6:00am

Tue May 10, 2011
State Capitol

Governor Signs Budget, Who Wins, Who Loses?

Colorado Statesman

Colorado has a budget for next year following months of wrangling over steep cuts, namely to K-12 education. Governor Hickenlooper signed the state’s so-called “long bill” last Friday.

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