A bill that would make all car thefts in Colorado a felony-level crime passed through a state Senate committee amid questions of whether the policy would actually reduce crime or increase the number of solved cases.
Tag Archives: Politics
Right-to-Repair Bill for Farming Equipment Advances Out of Colorado House
Colorado farmers may soon have the ability to repair their high-tech equipment without needing scarce, expensive dealership technicians under a new bill on its way to the state Senate.
Historic Set of Firearm Regulation Bills Unveiled by Colorado Democrats
Colorado Democrats unveiled a highly-anticipated slate of bills Thursday that aim to curb gun violence in the state by restricting who can possess a firearm and when they can purchase one.
Largest Black Caucus in Colorado History Goes To Work at the Capitol
When state Sen. Rhonda Fields began her first term as a representative in the Colorado General Assembly in 2011, she was one of two Black lawmakers, alongside Angela Williams.
Colorado Adults Who Never Finished High School Could Get More Help Toward a Diploma
Colorado would boost adult high school diploma programs and also ensure students learn digital literacy skills under two bipartisan bills in the state legislature.
Colorado Selects Company to Administer Unemployment Benefits for Undocumented Workers
Colorado’s Office of New Americans selected a Denver-based company this week to administer its upcoming wage replacement program for unemployed undocumented workers, putting the state on track to be the first in the country to have an unemployment fund that serves undocumented immigrants.
Gov. Polis Emphasizes Housing Need in Address to Colorado Lawmakers
We should ask ourselves who we as Coloradans want to be in our 150th year. How can our work now and over the next few years make that Colorado possible? And finally, how can Colorado’s example shine a bright light for the nation?” the Democrat said.
Tribal Leaders Stress Education, Water Issues in First-of-its-Kind Address to Colorado Lawmakers
Leaders of the two federally-recognized Native American tribes within Colorado’s borders used part of their first annual address to the state’s General Assembly to brief lawmakers on the long history of their relations with other governments — beginning with a treaty with the Spanish more than a century before the United States existed.
Colorado AG Weiser Forms Task Force to Combat Organized Retail Theft
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser on Wednesday announced the formation of a new statewide task force targeting organized retail theft and the reselling of stolen goods online.
Colorado Grocery Workers Oppose Proposed Kroger-Albertsons Merger Ahead of Senate Hearing
Grocery store workers with the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union on Tuesday voiced their opposition to the proposed merger of supermarket giants Kroger and Albertsons, claiming the merger will harm employees and customers alike ahead of a Senate subcommittee hearing on the proposed $24.6 billion deal.