Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that bans high-capacity magazines and calls for background checks on private and online sales of guns.
Hickenlooper signed the bill exactly eight months after a gunman opened fire in a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 and injuring another 70.
The Denver Post reports:
Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 10:08 am
The head of Colorado's Department of Corrections was shot and killed after answering the front door of his home.
Gov. John Hickenlooper made the announcement in an email sent to corrections employees.
"I can hardly believe it, let alone write words to describe it," Hickenlooper wrote.
The AP reports:
Governor John Hickenlooper says he will sign a Democratic backed gun bill limiting ammunition magazines to just15 rounds.
Colorado’s governor and legislature quietly agreed last year to pay millions to a private prison company for cells the state would not need.
One day after the city of Fort Collins moved to ban the practice of hydraulic fracturing inside city limits, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association says it’s evaluating a potential lawsuit.