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Senate kills bill to reveal names of school tipsters

By Charles Ashby

A program started more than a decade ago to help prevent major crimes in Colorado schools has been highly successful, but a disturbing new trend is starting to emerge, a Colorado Springs state senator said. That trend has been an increasing ...


Bill aims to bring feds, local governments together on land

By Charles Ashby

It isn’t an attempt to wrestle control of public lands from the federal government as other states are pushing for, but rather an effort designed to allow local governments to work more closely with how federal land is used. That, at ...


Battle sets up over driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants

By Charles Ashby

A bill to allow the Division of Motor Vehicles to keep open five offices that handle driver’s license requests from those living in the state illegally cleared the Colorado House on Wednesday, but is headed for a battle when it returns ...


House advances bill for economic panel

By Charles Ashby

The sponsors of a bill to create a working group to examine ways to boost the economies of hard-hit areas of the state say it isn’t just another legislative panel. The group they are proposing, which the House Business Affairs & ...


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Foreclosure sales could be on Internet under bill

By Charles Ashby

Public trustees would be able to hold foreclosure sales on the Internet under a bill approved in a House committee on Tuesday. The measure, HB1142, came at the behest of the Denver Clerk and Recorder’s Office, who also acts as that ...


Supreme Court to review marijuana issue

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Supreme Court agreed Monday to review a lower court decision from last year that, in part, ruled that a section of the constitutional amendment that legalized marijuana could apply retroactively under certain circumstances. The ...


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Expensive Denver I-70 viaduct project likely to cut into local road funding

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A massive project to replace the 12-mile Interstate 70 viaduct just north of downtown Denver may not seem like something Grand Valley residents need to care about, but it is about to impact their motoring lives, along with ...


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Senate gives preliminary nod to pay-card proposal

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that puts some guardrails on how private employers can pay their employees with the use of pay cards. While such cards, which are similar to debit cards issued by banks and other ...


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Frack bans 
would cost
 cities cash
 under bill


By Charles Ashby

Royalty owners of mineral rights that have been banned in certain localities would still be compensated for those rights under a bill that won preliminary approval in the Colorado Senate on Friday. The measure is aimed at those cities in the ...


Partisan bills punctuate session

By Charles Ashby

The Colorado House and Senate gave final approval to some measures Thursday that aren’t likely to gain a lot of support in the opposing chamber. In the Senate, Republicans, who have a one-vote majority, approved two bills that House ...


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