Denver’s camping ban is on trial this week as three homeless defendants contest tickets for sleeping outside with blankets. The ban, which has been in place […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper was quick to assure Coloradans this week that the state will continue working towards a more sustainable energy portfolio despite President Donald Trump’s […]
Colorado Senator Jerry Sonnenberg introduced Monday night that could spare them millions of dollars in budget cuts, A third effort to grant transgender Coloradans an easier path to a birth certificate that reflects their true gender identity went down to defeat this week at the state Capitol, and two years after a controversial student health survey sparked protracted debate at the State Board of Education, questions about the survey’s value have moved to the state legislature — and could mean a loss of $745,000 in state funding for the biennial data collection effort.
A bipartisan group of legislators is backing a bill to give Colorado consumers more protection from unsavory debt collection tactics. Some Republicans support Dem. bill to reclassify a fee levied on hospitals for every overnight patient stay, and Colorado Rep. Coffman’s support of ACA replacement bill puts him between Trump, donors, and constituents.
Bill reclassifying a fee that hospitals pay in order to free up more spending money for the state gets bipartisan support, state lawmakers to address Colorado’s housing crisis with a package of bills seek to make it easier for developers to build more affordable for-sale housing by reducing the threat of lawsuits for construction defects, and Legal and immigration experts say that a federal judge’s decision allowing detainees in a privately-run Aurora immigration detention center to move forward with a class action suit alleging were forced to work with little or no pay may spark similar cases across the country.
Today President Donald Trump released his preliminary budget for the government. Defense and security funding was increased, and funding for federal agencies–largely addressing the environment and […]