Republicans in the Colorado House of Representatives split widely to approve a health insurance exchange bill on Wednesday that will change the way 1 million Coloradans buy health insurance beginning in 2014.
Women and college students in favor of legalizing marijuana made an unusual case for it at the state capitol today, saying greater acceptance of pot could reduce alcohol-related sexual violence on campus.
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.