- Ryan Frazier makes Colorado GOP US Senate primary Updated: May-25-16 7:03 pm
DENVER - It's official. Colorado Republicans will choose among five U.S. Senate hopefuls next month.
- The Latest: Keyser case spurs need for election reforms Updated: May-19-16 6:25 pm
DENVER - The Latest on Colorado petition verification changes (all times local):
- Colorado Senate candidate sidesteps forgery questions Updated: May-12-16 8:04 pm
DENVER - Colorado U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Keyser, once considered a preferred challenger to incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet by national Republican leaders, refused Thursday to answer questions about forged voter signatures on petitions that helped get him on the state GOP primary ballot.
- AP Quiz: What did you learn during the legislative session? Updated: May-12-16 5:40 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers have just wrapped up a four-month legislative session headlined by political battles over spending, primary elections and roads.
- The Latest: Youth offenders bill, tributes close session Updated: May-11-16 9:29 pm
DENVER - The Latest on the Colorado legislature's last day Wednesday (all times local):
- Divided Colorado Legislature wraps year of scant agreement Updated: May-11-16 8:15 pm
DENVER - A politically divided legislature in an election year to boot is a recipe for Colorado lawmakers to do just short of nothing about the state's most urgent priorities: a scarcity of affordable housing and near-stagnant funding for underfunded K-12 schools, roads and higher education.
- Beer, marijuana, oil taxes on final to-do list for lawmakers Updated: May-11-16 5:55 am
DENVER - Gas and grass are some of the remaining to-do items waiting for Colorado lawmakers when they meet Wednesday for the last time this year.
- Colorado debate on grocery-store beer flares again Updated: May-10-16 11:48 pm
DENVER - Colorado's unusual requirement that most grocery stores sell only low-alcohol beer could be ending. A bill moving through the state Legislature would allow more grocery stores to sell beer stronger than 3.2 percent alcohol, or "near beer."
- The Latest: Colorado severance tax refund bill advances Updated: May-10-16 11:02 pm
DENVER - The Latest on a Colorado severance tax bill (all times local):
- Colorado severance tax refund bill advances Updated: May-10-16 7:23 pm
DENVER - The state Senate has passed a bill to pay $115 million in tax refunds - not to people, but to oil and gas companies.
- Colorado lawmakers kill polar opposite budget bills Updated: May-10-16 6:20 pm
DENVER - Colorado lawmakers on Tuesday killed two bills that were polar opposites in addressing the state's underfunded roads crisis, ensuring that nothing was done in this year's legislative session to tackle the $8 billion-and-growing problem.
- The Latest: Colorado Republicans kill hospital fund measure Updated: May-10-16 5:10 pm
DENVER - The Latest on Colorado legislative action on the budget (all times local):
- Colorado bracing to repay millions in energy taxes Updated: May-09-16 6:25 pm
DENVER - Colorado will have to cough up hundreds of millions in tax refunds to energy companies over the next couple years.
- Colorado creating new type of pot license: weed couriers Updated: May-09-16 3:43 pm
DENVER - A first-of-its-kind license for marijuana couriers awaits the governor's pen in Colorado.
- Colorado lawmakers agree to limits on juvenile solitary Updated: May-09-16 3:34 pm
DENVER - New limits on solitary confinement for Colorado's juvenile offenders are headed to the governor's desk.
- Correction: Backyard Chickens story Updated: May-06-16 2:37 pm
DENVER - In a story May 4 about a law exempting small chicken farmers from certain regulations, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the law eliminates mandatory food-safety classes. The bill was amended to retain a mandatory food-safety course.
- Colorado highways bond bill advances in state Senate Updated: May-05-16 11:54 pm
DENVER - A last-minute bill to ask Colorado voters to approve a $3.5 billion bond issue for underfunded highways has advanced in the Senate.
- Colorado lawmakers finally confront state's housing crunch Updated: May-05-16 10:15 pm
DENVER - Proposals to tackle Colorado's skyrocketing housing costs have finally been offered in the state Legislature. But lawmakers don't have much time to settle on complicated measures to expand affordable housing.
- Student privacy upgrades wait signature of Colorado governor Updated: May-05-16 1:03 pm
DENVER - A bill giving Colorado one of the nation's toughest state laws to protect the privacy of student data awaits the governor's signature.
- Medical pot ad limits await governor's pen in Colorado Updated: May-04-16 1:09 pm
DENVER - An expanded limit on marijuana advertising awaits the governor's signature in Colorado.
- Colorado lawmakers reject labeling marijuana as organic Updated: May-03-16 6:38 pm
DENVER - A Colorado proposal to certify organic marijuana has been rejected amid concerns the labels would imply pot is healthy.
- Colorado Senate passes juvenile life-sentencing bill Updated: May-03-16 3:46 pm
DENVER - Colorado's GOP-led Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Tuesday that would bring the state in line with U.S. Supreme Court rulings that mandatory life sentences without parole for youth offenders are unconstitutional.
- Issues to watch in the final days of the session Updated: May-02-16 8:03 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday begin the final two days of the legislative session with some major decisions before them. Lawmakers plan to meet Tuesday and then adjourn the session Wednesday. Here are three issues to watch in the 2016 session's final hours.
- 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.