- Colorado's Blaha, Frazier fail to make GOP US Senate primary Updated: Apr-28-16 6:07 pm
DENVER - Colorado businessman Robert Blaha, who invested $1 million of his own money for the chance to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, and former Aurora city councilman Ryan Frazier failed to gather enough voter signatures to make the Republican primary ballot, the state's top elections official said Thursday.
- Colorado House advances late-session roads, schools spending Updated: Apr-28-16 4:03 pm
DENVER - With less than two weeks to go in the legislative session, Colorado's Democrat-led House finally debated - and advanced - a proposal to boost spending on underfunded roads and schools by removing a multimillion-dollar Medicaid fee from the state's constitutional tax-and-spending strictures on Thursday.
- Colorado lawmakers agree to 911 regulation study Updated: Apr-28-16 1:06 pm
DENVER - A long legislative debate over who should oversee 911 service in Colorado has been put on the shelf for more study.
- Committee passes watered-down payday loan bill Updated: Apr-27-16 9:38 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A House committee on Wednesday shelved a bill that would have given borrowers up to six months to repay payday loans, but agreed to send a watered-down version to the House for a full vote.
- Colorado House rejects measure opposing Guantanamo detainees Updated: Apr-26-16 1:27 pm
DENVER - A symbolic measure in the Colorado Legislature to oppose the potential transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to Fremont County has failed in the Democratic House.
- Senate passes abandoned mines cleanup bill Updated: Apr-25-16 4:38 pm
DENVER - Colorado's Department of Natural Resources will soon be able to respond to emergency situations at more of the state's abandoned mines.
- Colorado court: ruling stands that baker can't cite religion Updated: Apr-25-16 3:27 pm
DENVER - The Colorado Supreme Court refused Monday to take up the case of a suburban Denver baker who would not make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, letting stand a lower court's ruling that the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner cannot cite his Christian beliefs in refusing service.
- Colorado vaccine database proposal fails for the year Updated: Apr-25-16 2:51 pm
DENVER - Colorado won't be starting a database this year to track kids who have not been vaccinated.
- Fantasy sports registration bill clears House Updated: Apr-25-16 1:55 pm
DENVER - Colorado is closer to regulating fantasy online sports leagues.
- Fruit-shaped pot treats banned under bill approved Friday Updated: Apr-22-16 6:33 pm
DENVER - A ban on pot-infused gummy bears and marijuana edibles that resemble fruits has passed the Colorado House.
- The Latest: Colorado lawmakers vote to ban red-light cameras Updated: Apr-22-16 2:59 pm
DENVER - The Latest on legislative attempt to ban or limit red-light cameras (all times local):
- Both parties say presidential primary returning to Colorado Updated: Apr-21-16 6:37 pm
Colorado's harried presidential caucuses last month could be the last. A bipartisan slate of state lawmakers announced plans Thursday to return to a presidential preference primary for 2020.
- Both parties say presidential primary returning to Colorado Updated: Apr-21-16 6:35 pm
DENVER - The Latest on Colorado's move to a presidential preference primary for 2020 (all times local):
- Life without parole for youths debated by Colorado lawmakers Updated: Apr-20-16 11:19 pm
DENVER - Colorado's district attorneys oppose a Senate bill to bring the state in line with U.S. Supreme Court rulings that mandatory life without parole sentences for youth offenders are unconstitutional.
- Colorado lawmakers target edible pot in fruit, animal shapes Updated: Apr-19-16 8:00 pm
DENVER - Pot-infused lemon drops and other marijuana edibles that resemble fruits could be coming off Colorado shelves, the latest front in a battle by lawmakers to eradicate retail pot products that could appeal to kids.
- Senate approves extended rape statute of limitations Updated: Apr-18-16 6:37 pm
DENVER - The state Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill to double the amount of time sexual assault victims can seek charges from 10 to 20 years.
- Colorado pot report: More adults using drug, but not kids Updated: Apr-18-16 6:35 pm
DENVER - Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal - but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of the state's 2012 recreational marijuana law.
- Bennet campaign reports more than $7.6 million in the bank Updated: Apr-18-16 5:19 pm
DENVER - Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet has a commanding fundraising advantage over his potential Republican rivals with more than $7.6 million in cash for his re-election campaign.
- Colorado high court: Judges can't let suspects search homes Updated: Apr-18-16 3:07 pm
DENVER - Colorado's highest court says trial judges can't allow criminal suspects access to crime scenes inside private homes without consent.
- Colorado moving to expand pot advertising restrictions Updated: Apr-15-16 1:35 pm
DENVER - Colorado is expanding a law limiting marijuana advertising.
- Strict student data privacy bill advances in Colorado House Updated: Apr-14-16 6:35 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are moving to enact what is billed as one of nation's toughest student privacy laws at a time when unscrupulous data collectors can identify youths by their keystrokes in typing class and sell their information.
- Truck driver dead after veering off I-25 into garages Updated: Apr-14-16 10:43 am
WELLINGTON, Colorado - A truck driver is dead after going off Interstate 25 in northern Colorado and plowing through a line of garages at an apartment complex.
- Nearly 1,600 cited during 'click it or ticket' campaign Updated: Apr-13-16 11:28 pm
DENVER - State transportation officials say nearly 1,600 citations were issued during Colorado's "click it or ticket" campaign.
- Hickenlooper asks feds to reconsider Oregon LNG terminal Updated: Apr-12-16 3:03 pm
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado - The Colorado governor has asked the federal government to reconsider a proposal for a liquefied natural gas pipeline that would give his state access to markets on the West Coast.
- Colorado moving to create 1st pot courier licenses Updated: Apr-12-16 1:02 pm
DENVER - A first-of-its-kind license for marijuana couriers is nearing approval in Colorado.