The Republican-controlled state Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday heard dueling hot-button “sanctuary” bills and saw members and witnesses talk past each other, wrestle with language and come to no agreement. The committee voted on party lines to pass the Republican bill and kill the Democratic bill.
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State Sen. Dominick Moreno, Commerce City Democrat, has been in office longer than many of his fellow lawmakers but is still the youngest member of the state Senate, a distinction he explores in this week’s episode of “Behind the Politics,” a podcast produced by the Senate Democrats. The 32-year-old member of the Joint Budget Committee […]
Eric Nelson, the Aurora Public Schools board member with a knack for self-invention, is at it again. Nelson, who lost a Democratic primary for an Aurora House seat last summer when it came to light that he’d fabricated nearly everything on his resume, including numerous advanced academic degrees and a career as a decorated Air […]
The floor vote in the Senate on Tim Neville’s “constitutional carry” bill on Tuesday went as expected. His Senate Bill 116 passed with full Republican support, but Democrats took turns voicing opposition. The immediate future of the bill is all but carved in stone. It will pass in the Republican-controlled Senate and fail in the […]
A bipartisan group of legislators introduced a compromise bill late Friday aimed at encouraging developers to build condominium projects while preserving the right of homeowners to have their day in court.
Supporters of a Republican-sponsored bill to require condominium owners and builders to submit claims alleging construction problems to arbitration howled with outrage Wednesday after Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran assigned the legislation to the House “kill committee.”
Colorado Democrats elected former Senate President Morgan Carroll as state party chair Saturday at a central committee meeting in Denver. “I believe what we need right now is a movement, not just a club, and I believe the Democratic Party should be on the front lines of the resistance — we must adapt or face […]
The Colorado Senate gave bipartisan approval Tuesday to a Republican-sponsored bill to require owners and builders of condominiums to submit disputes over construction problems to arbitration or mediation before filing class-action lawsuits.
The Colorado Senate on Monday narrowly voted down a bill that would have allowed Wal-Mart to sell full-strength beer, wine and liquor as the state begins expanding the number of liquor licenses grocery and big box stores can acquire over the next 20 years.