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Drug abuse plight draws continuing focus from Colorado lawmakers and hospitals

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Colorado lawmakers wasted little time working on the next steps to combating the state’s drug abuse crisis, announcing a special study commission this week. Ten members were named the Opioid and Other Substance Use Disorders Interim Study Committee to find more solutions. The committee is authorized to recommend up to six bills in the 2018 session, […]

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With pair of crime bills, Navarro notches major bipartisan support, extends 2017 streak

Pueblo Reps. Deneya Esgar, Democrat, and Clarice Navarro, Republican, prepare to introduce U.S.S. Pueblo resolution 1006, January 27, 2017. (John Tomasic/The Colorado Statesman)

The Colorado House launched two crime bills to the Senate on Monday with overwhelming support, both bills sponsored by Pueblo Republican Rep. Clarice Navarro. Navarro is enjoying something of a streak. Her crime bills come on the heels of a bill she sponsored to wave state income taxes on Olympic winnings for residents. All three […]

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#Coleg Week 11: GOP tax proposal shot down, Transpo bill grumbling, fracking school setbacks, gay conversion, gun bills, budget countdown

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The week is already moving fast. Republican-sponsored House Bill 1187 was shot down by Republicans in the Senate State Affairs committee. It was an important bill. Here’s a magazine-like summary of what it proposed to do, as best as I can write it at this stage: The bill aimed to allow the state to collect […]

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Bill over highway access results in ‘tongue-lashing’ for CDOT

A bill to get the Colorado Department of Transportation to loosen up over highway access for businesses turned into a “tongue-lashing” Wednesday, according to Rep. Clarice Navarro’s office. House Bill 1166 died in the House Transportation and Energy Committee, which postponed it indefinitely by an 8-4 party-line vote. “I’m thankful that CDOT is finally paying […]

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Camacho at 19 leading Otero County Republicans

Remember this name: Devin Camacho. He was elected chairman of the Otero County Republican Party last week. He is 19 years old. “Devin has an amazing future ahead of him, and it pleases me to see the diversity in leadership within the GOP,” said state Rep. Clarice Navarro, who picked Camacho to manage her re-election […]

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Olympic medals could catch a tax break in Colorado

Rep. Clarice Navarro hopes to give Olympic and Paralympic champions a tax break on the medals and bonuses they receive for competing for their country. Navarro’s initial co-sponsors on House Bill 1104 are all from El Paso County: Reps. Paul Lundeen, Terri Carver, Larry Liston, Dan Nordberg and Dave Williams. “Our Olympic and Paralympic athletes shouldn’t be […]

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