Colorado Legislature

8:26am

Sun May 22, 2011
State Capitol

Lawsuits Filed over Legislatures Failure to Redraw Congressional Lines

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Now that the state legislature has failed to redraw new congressional lines, it’ll be up to a judge to pick a congressional map for Colorado to help determine future members of Congress. Republicans and Democrats have filed lawsuits in Denver District Court and expect the process to move fairly quickly.

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9:59am

Sun May 15, 2011
State Capitol

Governor Reflects on First Legislative Session

Kirk Siegler

While legislative leaders in both parties spent the final days of the state’s legislative session trading barbs back and forth, one person remained largely unscathed. Governor John Hickenlooper managed to stay above the fray and win high marks from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for his management style. Still the Governor acknowledges he didn’t accomplish everything on his agenda.

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4:00pm

Fri May 13, 2011
State Politics

Bullying Bill Signed by Governor

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Governor John Hickenlooper has signed a bill that seeks to reduce school bullying, especially among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students.

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5:37am

Fri May 13, 2011
State Capitol

Lawmakers Weigh in on Completed Session

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Now that the state's annual 120 day legislative session is finished, legislative leaders and the Governor took time on Thursday to reflect on how things went. And while all agree on the major accomplishments and disappointments, they don't always agree on who should get the credit or blame.

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8:40am

Thu May 12, 2011
State Capitol

Tense Moments Mark Lawmakers Last Day

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State lawmakers wrapped up their annual 120 day legislative session on Wednesday but not without some tense moments that threatened to shut down state government operations, and possibly force lawmakers into a special session.

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