Colorado could be the next state in the country to allow hunters to wear florescent pink. As Bente Birkeland reports, the measure initially passed the House on Monday. It still needs a final vote, and it already cleared the Senate.
Rep. Pabon is Sorry for DUI
Democratic state Representative Dan Pabon apologized on today after being charged with a DUI on Saint Patrick’s Day. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.
The Committees Where Bills are Sent to Die
Every bill at the Colorado legislature must receive a fair hearing… and a vote. That’s what state law says. But the fate of many bills is decided before lawmakers even begin the debate. Their fate is sealed in what’s called […]
Sit Down with Democratic State Party Chair
Hillary Clinton’s wins last night in Ohio, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina and a virtual tie in Missouri moved her closer to securing her party’s nomination. Here are highlights from Bente Birkeland’s interview with Democratic State Party Chair Rick Palacio about […]
Police Reform Bills
Four measures aimed at improving the relationship between the public and Colorado law enforcement advanced in the House Judiciary committee on Thursday. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.
Republican Gun Bills Fail
Democrats in the House defeated a slew of pro-gun bills on Monday after more than eight hours of testimony. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.
Capitol Conversation: Changing Colorado’s Caucus System
Colorado Democrats and Republicans recently wrapped up their caucuses and two lawmakers are planning to introduce a bill to change the state’s caucus system and add a presidential primary. Interview Highlights from Capitol Conversation with Bente Birkeland: On Public […]
Rural Teacher Recruitment Advances
A bill to incentivize more people to teach in rural schools cleared the Senate Education Committee on Thursday. Bente Birkeland has more…