Over the course of a five-hour rulemaking hearing Monday, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler probably got the message that a lot of people are unhappy with proposed rules that would stop county clerks from mailing ballots to inactive voters in some elections, change the way canvass boards are selected and give county clerks more power to determine how much access election watchers have.
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DENVER — Colorado’s 2012 Legislature may not have achieved greatness. It may not have risen above partisan divide to solve complex problems and unify a state. It may not have addressed the state’s economic malaise or found a way to reliably fund education for the long term.
Saturday at 9:30 am, a group of Colorado women and family members will gather at Civic Center Park’s Greek Amphitheater for a rally to protect women’s access to health care, and for the right of each woman to make her own health care decisions.
DENVER— The political battle in Colorado over abortion, women’s healthcare and family planning heated up Monday when lawmakers, activist groups and supporters on opposite sides of the issues took turns rallying on the west steps of the capitol here.
DENVER — Democratic legislative leaders touted a bill at the state Capitol on Monday afternoon that would give firms a bidding edge for using Colorado workers.
Flanked by carpenters, electricians, telecom workers and unemployed residents, state Sen. Evie Hudak, D-Westminter,…
On the heels of Mitt Romney’s narrow Iowa victory over former Senator Rick Santorum, Colorado Democrats today said Romney’s positions on immigration put him outside the mainstream and make him virtually unelectable in Colorado.
DENVER– Depending on whether or not related legal action restarts in US district court here, Colorado lawmakers plan to take up the question of which voters county clerks will be required to mail ballots to in future elections.
In the wake of the motion issued by Judge Brian Whitney in Gessler v. Johnson, Scott Gessler, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and State Rep. Crisanta Duran, D-Denver all issued statements. Gessler said Friday’s decision was merely “the first salvo”.
As the long bill passed the House on 3rd and final reading Thursday, a JBC-initiated bill that may cause 2,000 low-income children to drop out of a Colorado health care assistance program also won the Legislature’s approval.
A bill that would have allowed Walmart and other big-box grocery stores to carry full-strength beer died in the House Thursday. On the House floor legislators said the doubling of stores selling beer would compromise the promise liquor store owners were given by the state when they decided to invest in the industry.