The bills proposed by Democratic representatives would address a series of concerns including police use of body cameras and restraint holds.
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Funding for a key element of the state's teen pregnancy prevention efforts now rests in the hands of a divided state Legislature.
The governor says he won't support efforts to ban fracking in the state.
The group will send its recommendations to the governor and lawmakers later this week. Over five months, it has wrestled with how much control local communities should have in drilling decisions.
One-third the way into the legislative session and lawmakers are mired in a few pitched battles.
Under the bill, doctors performing abortions would have to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.
The two sides don’t even agree on what to call the bill. Backers call it the "Colorado Death With Dignity Act," while opponents call it assisted suicide.
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg believes deregulation would allow parents more legal options for care. Opponents say regulation isn't the problem.
Senate Republicans advanced two bills to repeal laws passed in the wake of mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown, Connecticut. But it was a different story in the House.
Limited services begin today after Republicans in the Colorado Legislature last month drastically reduced the program.