Colorado bill allowing bars to stay open past 2 a.m. dies in legislature

Author: Peter Marcus - April 24, 2017 - Updated: April 24, 2017

The Colorado Senate on Monday killed legislation that would have allowed local governments to allow bars to stay open past 2 a.m. The Senate delayed a vote on House Bill 1123 until after the legislative session, which effectively killed the measure. Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, expressed concerns with the measure in a letter last […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.