Colorado Legislature

2:50pm

Thu February 24, 2011
Politics

Lawmakers to Debate Warnings on Security Scanners

Full Body Airport Scanner
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The State Senate could take up a bill as early as Friday that aims to give the public more information about security scanners, including the new full body scanners at many airports like Denver International Airport.

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2:24pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Politics

Voter ID Bill Passes in State House

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A voter would no longer be able to present a utility bill, bank statement, birth certificate or naturalization papers as identification to vote at the polls under House Bill 1003.

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2:14pm

Tue February 22, 2011
Politics

Union Workers, Tea Party Activists Clash at Colorado Capitol

Several hundred union workers and leaders gather for a rally in support of Wisconsin union workers outside the Colorado capitol.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Union protests following the labor battle at the Wisconsin legislature are spilling into other states.  In Colorado, union leaders and workers staged a rally Tuesday outside the state capitol where public employee unions protested proposed cuts to their benefits.

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9:16am

Tue February 15, 2011
Legislature

Constitution Reform Measure Clears Senate Hurdle

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A measure that would make it tougher to change the state constitution cleared a senate committee on Monday. 

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12:53pm

Tue February 8, 2011
Hospital Fee

Lawmakers to Consider Repeal of Colorado's Hospital Provider Fee

Craig Hospital in Englewood
Jeffrey Beall

A bill that aims to repeal Colorado’s hospital provider fee has a hearing before the House Health and Environment Committee Thursday.  But supporters argue the legislation has been a win-win for both hospitals and the uninsured.

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