Colorado Legislature


Tue February 22, 2011

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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Tue February 22, 2011

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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Tue February 15, 2011

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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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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Mon February 7, 2011

Bill Seeks to Extend Civil Rights Protections to Small Businesses

Colorado has a number of laws on the books protecting employees from workplace discrimination, but the laws often lack enforcement provisions.  

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