District Attorney George Brauchler is seeking the death penalty against James Holmes. Some question why he won't accept a long-standing guilty plea.
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The bill would also allow the homeless civil remedies in cases of police harassment.
Parents will need to submit a personal belief exemption every time they refuse a standard childhood vaccination, and at the beginning of every school year.
Investors would fund things like preschool programs or anti-recidivism efforts and then collect a profit from future savings -- if the programs work.
The vote was party line, with Democrats in favor and Republicans opposed.
House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst wants a key change to the Senate bill: preserve the ability of homeowners to sue builders.
A bill would allow the state to raise millions through lease-purchase agreements to fund new Colorado State University buildings at the National Western site.
The bills in response to public outcry over allegations of police misconduct in Colorado and the nation got preliminary approval by the full House Friday.