Colorado Legislature

3:45pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Politics

Statewide Oil and Gas Legislation on Hold

Additional legislation to deal with hydraulic fracturing and oil and gas regulations is unlikely in the final weeks of the state’s annual legislative session. A task force convened by Governor Hickenlooper to examine the issue is not recommending new laws.

KUNC’s State Capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.

11:33am

Thu April 19, 2012
Politics

Next Year's Fiscal Budget Proposal Popular in Colorado Senate

KUNC

Colorado’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year remained largely unchanged after a debate in the state senate Wednesday. Lawmakers offered about half as many amendments as the representatives in the House proposed. KUNC’s Bente Birkeland reports that the budget bill passed the Colorado House last week with near unanimous support and appears likely to be receive easy passage in the Senate.

 

9:02am

Tue April 17, 2012
Politics

Colorado Dems Support Amendment 64

adweek.com

Legalization in the state of Colorado continues to inch forward. The group seeking to legalize and regulate marijuana like alcohol, Campaign To Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol, got backing from the Colorado Democratic Party.

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10:20am

Mon April 16, 2012
Politics

Bill Pushes for Sale of Federal Lands in Colorado

Colorado General Assembly www.state.co.us

A state house committee is set to hear a controversial bill today that seeks to force the federal government to sell certain public lands in Colorado and put some of the proceeds into a state trust fund for education and water projects.

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4:43am

Mon April 16, 2012

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