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Bill would repeal law allowing more discrimination suits from employees

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill repealing a state law that allows employees who work at businesses of 15 or fewer workers to file discrimination suits in state court against their employers. Republicans said the ...

House approves compromise on immigrant driver’s licenses

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Democratic-controlled Colorado House approved a compromise agreement with the GOP majority in the Senate on Thursday to advance at least part of a program to allow immigrants in the nation illegally to get driver’s ...

Western Slope legislators dismayed over Senate water bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Colorado Senate gave final approval Tuesday to a water bill that made some Western Slope lawmakers a bit uneasy. The measure, SB183, requires water court judges, when considering changes in water uses, to decide based on ...


Panel lowers requirement for construction coverage

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A Senate committee approved a measure Monday that would reduce the amount of time homebuilders must carry construction defect insurance. Under the measure, homeowners who notice a construction defect to their newly built home ...


Any old port not good enough

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — The Colorado Department of Public Safety is hoping to get legislative approval this session to replace an aging Port of Entry building on Interstate 70 near Loma. In its request to the Colorado Legislature, the department plans ...


Bill would refinance building for bureau of investigation

By Charles Ashby

When Grand Junction lured the Colorado Bureau of Investigation from Montrose in 2006, the city formed the Grand Junction Colorado State Leasing Authority to finance the project. Under a bill introduced into the Colorado Senate, that authority ...

This Week at the Legislature: March 15, 2015

By Staff

DENVER — On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee will receive the all-important revenue forecast, on which the following year’s annual spending plan is based. The big news to look for is whether revenues for ...

Lawmakers focus on school-violence bills

By Charles Ashby

Democrats in the Colorado House gave preliminary approval to a bill Friday requiring local law enforcement and schools to enter into agreements about when police can intervene, a measure some Republicans say just isn’t needed. The ...

Moody’s: Colo. pension system in fiscal trouble

By Charles Ashby

Colorado’s largest public employee pension system has some long term woes that need to be fixed, Moody’s Investors Services announced Thursday. Despite substantial reforms approved by the Colorado Legislature in recent years, the ...

Candidates weigh in on TABOR override, parks

By Amy Hamilton

Four candidates for Grand Junction City Council fielded questions Thursday night about homeless issues, Grand Junction’s parks, the economy, the city’s ballot questions, marijuana and public access bike paths on canal roads. But ...

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