Colorado Legislature


Mon January 30, 2012

Colorado Lawmaker Suspected of DUI Says She Didn't Invoke "Legislative Immunity"

A Republican state lawmaker who was pulled over last week  for suspected drunk driving is denying that she used her status as a lawmaker to get a free pass. But some unsatisfied Colorado lawmakers now want to take a closer look at the legislative immunity provision police say prevented them from arresting her.  KUNC's state capitol correspondent Bente Birkeland reports.

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Fri January 27, 2012

Emotion Precedes ASSET Bill Committee Vote

A measure that would give illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools lower tuition rates cleared its first hurdle at the state capitol yesterday. Senate Bill 15 passed the senate education committee on a party line vote.

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Thu January 26, 2012

In State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants Inches Forward

Jim Hill KUNC

State lawmakers will debate the controversial topic of illegal immigration today. On the table is a bill that would give illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools in state college tuition. And while two previous attempts have failed, each time the measure gets one step closer to passing the legislature.

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Fri January 13, 2012

On The State Of The State

The Governor delivering his State of the State address, January 12th, 2012.
Office of the Governor via

Governor John Hickenlooper urged state lawmakers and Coloradans to be creative entrepreneurs in his second state of the state address yesterday at the Capitol.

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Thu January 12, 2012
State of the State

TRANSCRIPT: Hickenlooper's 2012 State Of The State

Picture of the Governor from the State of the State Address - January 13, 2011
Evan Semón