Yesterday, we spoke with Representative Rhonda Fields about the THC driving bill she's co-sponsoring; the measure received a favorable report from the House Appropriations Committee and should reach the floor this week. But during our conversation, we also touched on several other topics, including ... More >>
Yesterday we told you about HB 1114, the THC DUI bill, which is headed to the floor of the House, where it could come up for approval as early as this week before being sent off to the Senate. While that and the pending legislation surrounding Amendment 64 are hot topics, a few lesser-known marijua ... More >>
A Colorado House bill that would create a marijuana responsible-vendor program in the state moved through a second Senate reading Monday without any amendments, paving the way to final approval on a third reading. If passed -- which seems likely at this point -- HB 1061 would allow the state Medica ... More >>
Ken Gordon is a crusader. Term-limited out of the Colorado Senate, the one-time candidate for Secretary of State, a position that oversees elections, has now decided to fix the system from the outside. Last year, he founded CleanSlateNow.org, a non-partisan organization working to get money out of p ... More >>
Last night, as One Colorado's Jace Woodrum noted during a talk with supporters, GOP leaders in the House sacrificed dozens of other measures in order to kill a civil unions bill. Prominent among them was the controversial THC driving bill, a version of which died last year. The result was a stunning ... More >>
With the Colorado General Assembly's regular session slated to end tomorrow, three marijuana related bills are still floating around with the possibility of passing. Below, we've put together a quick update about each piece of legislation and its status.
Colorado is one step closer to (hopefully) dominating the silver screen once again. Today, the House Appropriations Committee approved $3 million to fund a bill to increase the state's film incentives. As explained in our cover story, "The Reel West," the number of movie cameras pointed at Colorado ... More >>
Scott Tipton.Under pressure from ranchers to take as strong a stand against Army expansion in southern Colorado as his Democrat predecessor, freshman Republican congressman Scott Tipton managed to get a funding ban reinstated in a bill yesterday, earning him kudos from some of his sharpest cr ... More >>
A bill to expand midwives' scope of practice in Colorado that's seen its fair share of compromises may have had its easiest day in the spotlight yesterday. After several hours of testimony and questions about infant death rates and medical liability insurance, the House Judiciary Committee ... More >>
Greg Goldfogel. The Cannabis Therapy Institute sent out an "action alert" to its members regarding today's planned second reading of HB 1260, a bill to set THC driving limits. But after a similar alert last week regarding HB 1250, which originally sought to ban all MMJ edibles, infused-produc ... More >>
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Local boxing officials trying to clean up the fight game are sent to the canvas by a bureaucrat's budget.
Commerce City lets a private company issue speeding tickets--and causes a pileup.
A lobbyist targets his wife's Capitol Hill office for a funding request.
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