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Colorado driverless car bill wins bipartisan support in state Senate

At Seoul National University, a smartphone application for a driverless car. (Lee Jin-man/AP)

A Colorado legislative proposal meant in part to attract automated car entrepreneurs advanced in the state Senate on Tuesday. The bill is being promoted by its sponsors for being ahead of the curve nationwide and welcomed by the burgeoning industry. Supporters played down public-safety and job-loss concerns posed by driverless car technology, arguing that the […]

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Colorado escapes transgender politics battle, for now

At the University of Vermont in Burlington. (© AP Images)

Colorado law passed nearly a decade ago protects the right of transgender and queer students to choose to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities. Democratic Governor Bill Ritter in 2008 signed the Anti-Discrimination Act that outlawed discrimination against LGBTQ Coloradans in “places of public accommodations.”

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Transportation funding transfers tricky

In this Feb. 20, 2015, file photo, traffic comes to a standstill along Interstate 25, in downtown Denver. Colorado House Democrats have killed a Republican-backed bill to ask voters if they want to issue $3.5 billion in bonds for state highway construction. The bill was one of two being considered Tuesday, May 10, 2016 to address a chronic backlog in state roads construction. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)

“A lot of moving parts” and a “very, very difficult budget to set” were among the descriptions given to the House Transportation & Energy and Senate Transportation committees regarding funding one of the key areas before the Colorado General Assembly. At the Wednesday, Jan. 19, joint committee meeting, Joint Budget Committee members explained recent changes […]

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