The measure comes in the wake of last year's murder of Tom Clements, the head of the Department of Corrections.
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The measure increases the maximum penalty for a violation from $1,000 a day to up to $15,000 a day.
In Colorado Matters' regular discussion with the governor, he addresses proposed ballot initiatives on oil and gas drilling, and much more.
Colorado lawmakers won't go forward with a study focused on the health effects of oil and gas drilling in six Front Range counties.
Colorado lawmakers are close to finalizing a series of telecom reforms aimed in part at improving rural broadband.
About half of Colorado’s private sector workers ages 25-64 don’t have access to retirement plans through their employers, eliminating a key piece of the retirement savings puzzle.
Some state lawmakers are pushing back against what they see as intrusive government surveillance.