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.
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.
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.