Colorado may ask voters again whether 21-year-olds should be able to serve in the state Legislature. The state Senate gave tentative approval Monday to a measure to lower the age of eligibility from 25 to 21. Supporters say the change could get more young people engaged in the political process.
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The federal government has withdrawn about 43 square miles (110 square kilometers) of public land from a June auction for oil and gas leases in western Colorado after challenges were filed.
A federal judge is set to hear arguments in the case involving the proposed construction of a resort near a ski area in southern Colorado. …
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch wasn’t shy Monday about making his voice heard as he took his seat on the bench for the first time to hear arguments. The new justice took less than 15 minutes before asking questions during an employment discrimination case.
Senator Michael Bennet says he will not join Democratic efforts to block a full-Senate vote on the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. The Colorado Democrat has been under pressure to support Gorsuch in part because the nominee is also from Colorado. Bennet doesn’t say whether he will ultimately vote in favor […]
Firefighters made progress Sunday in battling a small wildfire that forced people to flee hundreds of homes in the mountains just outside downtown Boulder, Colorado, and authorities said they believe the blaze may have been human-caused. Light winds pushed the flames in the wooded area a couple of miles west of Pearl Street, the shopping […]
Many smart, ambitious undergrads no longer automatically think of law school as their path to success. The recession of the late 2000s resulted in a nationwide drop in student interest in law school and opportunities for young lawyers.
U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-CO6, is suggesting he might use the power of the purse to protect Colorado’s legal marijuana industry. During a telephone town hall Wednesday evening the Republican congressman was asked about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ threat to crack down on states like Colorado that have legalized recreational marijuana.
A historical society in Colorado has authorized the $84,000 purchase of a pistol previously owned by one of the Old West’s most famous gunfighters.
The Vatican has issued new figures showing it narrowed its deficit by half in 2015 to 12.4 million euros ($13 million). That compares with a deficit of 25.6 million euros in 2014. The Vatican released the figures for 2015 on Saturday but didn’t include fuller details as it has in previous years, citing a transition […]