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The University of Colorado has announced an expansion plan that will transform The Wildlife Experience and higher education in Douglas County. More than 7,400 square feet of exhibit space on the second floor of The Wildlife Experience, an … more
A contentious House floor debate preceded the Feb. 13 passage of a bill that aims to shine a light on school board members' private discussions. House Bill 1110 would expand current law that … more
A Democrat-sponsored bill that aims to provide more access to affordable housing in Colorado passed the House on March 4, following a party-line vote. Democrats see the bill as an overdue piece of … more
Low-income families who struggle to pay for child care could get some relief, under a Democrat-sponsored bill that cleared its first legislative hurdle on March 5. But Republicans on the House Finance Committee called the effort a “Band Aid” … more
Gov. John Hickenlooper was lauded by energy industry leaders and environmental groups on Feb. 25, two days after a state commission approved sweeping new air pollution rules that will regulate oil … more
Mountains and sunshine and healthy and active lifestyles aside, Colorado holds a dubious distinction that isn't a part of the state's tourism campaign. Colorado ranks among the highest in the nation for suicides. In 2012, more Coloradans died as … more
State officials are reminding the public that just because marijuana is now legal, driving under its influence is decidedly illegal. "From the perspective of law enforcement, the legalization of … more
Another gun battle took center stage at the Capitol on Feb. 3, as a Senate committee rejected a Republican effort to undo a key Democrat-backed gun measure from last year. Testimony on a bill that … more
Blasting Colorado's gay marriage ban as a law that creates "two classes of citizens," a group of nine gay couples have filed a lawsuit against the state that could pave the way toward same-sex marriage here. The lawsuit was filed in Denver … more
A Republican-sponsored effort to delay implementation of controversial new standardized school testing mandates failed in a legislative committee on Feb. 13. The federal Common Core State … more
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