The Colorado House passed a solution to the $32 billion hole in the state public employees' pension Tuesday morning, sending one of the session's biggest bills to negotiators with a little more than a week left in the session.
The General Assembly could make major progress on buying down the state's debt to K-12 public education under the School Finance Act, which cleared the House Education Committee Monday on an 11-2 vote.
A bicycle bill described as "the one you love to hate" got enough love to win preliminary approval from the Colorado House of Representatives, but not without a bit of anti-bicycle chatter about the so-called "Idaho stop."
A bill that would allow school nurses to administer medical marijuana got preliminary approval in the Colorado House Wednesday, but the debate exposed concerns that might imperil it if it reaches the state Senate.
The annually doomed bill to repeal Columbus Day as a state holiday in Colorado has a twist this year: It would create a commission to forge mutual understanding about heritage between Coloradans of Italian and American Indian descent.
This week’s face in the crowd: literally…as I was watching the junior livestock auction at last week’s National Western Stock Show, I noticed a familiar face bidding on one of the champion lambs. It was former Democratic Speaker of the House Terrance Carroll of Denver. When I pointed out (via Twitter) that I’d seen him raise […]