Colorado Legislature

6:45am

Wed March 2, 2011
Legislature

Lawmaker Scales Back Edible Cannabis Bill

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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.

2:50pm

Thu February 24, 2011
Politics

Lawmakers to Debate Warnings on Security Scanners

Full Body Airport Scanner
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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.

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2:24pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Politics

Voter ID Bill Passes in State House

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A voter would no longer be able to present a utility bill, bank statement, birth certificate or naturalization papers as identification to vote at the polls under House Bill 1003.

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2:14pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Politics

Union Workers, Tea Party Activists Clash at Colorado Capitol

Several hundred union workers and leaders gather for a rally in support of Wisconsin union workers outside the Colorado capitol.
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Union protests following the labor battle at the Wisconsin legislature are spilling into other states.  In Colorado, union leaders and workers staged a rally Tuesday outside the state capitol where public employee unions protested proposed cuts to their benefits.

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9:16am

Tue February 15, 2011
Legislature

Constitution Reform Measure Clears Senate Hurdle

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A measure that would make it tougher to change the state constitution cleared a senate committee on Monday. 

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