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Senate panel votes down Scott’s public trustee bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Being in the majority didn’t help Sen. Ray Scott with a bill Tuesday that could have led to doing away with governor-appointed public trustees. The Grand Junction Republican watched helplessly as the Senate Local ...


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Gun control standoff

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — It was deja vu all over again in the Colorado Legislature as Republicans in the Senate voted Monday to repeal numerous gun-control laws, while Democrats in the House did the exact opposite. Lawmakers in both chambers considered ...


House panel OKs bill to help communities with tamarisk removal

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A House panel unanimously approved a bill Monday to help local communities get rid of invasive species such as tamarisk and Russian olive trees because they drink up precious water. While it may seem like that’s a good ...


Remote testimony allowed on gun bills

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Monday is Groundhog Day and state legislators could get the feeling they’ve been through all this before. The day will be filled with numerous Republican bills that attempt to undo all of the controversial gun-restriction ...


GOP targets renewable energy

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A Senate committee approved a measure Thursday that would roll back the renewable energy standard that power suppliers must meet in generating electricity. SB44, introduced by Sen. Ray Scott and Rep. Dan Thurlow, both Grand ...


Panel kills bill to lower late registration fees

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A House panel nixed a bill Wednesday to lower late fees on vehicle registrations, but Republican supporters of that idea haven’t given up hope just yet. Although the House State, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee ...


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Bill to put some public notices online fails

By Charles Ashby

DENVER – A bill to give counties the option of publishing certain public notices in local newspapers or on the Internet didn’t survive a House committee on Wednesday. The measure, the first to be presented by freshman Rep. Dan ...


EMS workers could cross state lines under new bill

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill that would allow emergency medical service workers to cross state lines to respond to emergencies cleared a House panel Tuesday. The measure, HB1015, would allow the governor to enter into a compact with up to 10 ...


Democrats introduce right-to-die measure

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — A bill to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives was introduced into the Colorado Legislature on Tuesday. The measure, HB1135, has strict controls and is based on a long-standing law in Oregon that allows patients who ...


Gun laws’ repeal is topic of first remote testimony

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Bills to be made available for remote testimony next week for the first time in the history of the Colorado Legislature will start off with a bang. Two of the first four bills on which testimony from outside the General ...


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