2016 Colorado Legislature
State legislators must sign off on any changes to the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District before voters decide whether to extend it in November.
- Even before a legal non-binding legislative legal memo that made changes to the fee seem unconstitutional, Cadman says "there were a hundred obstacles."Read more
Hickenlooper delivered his State of the State speech Thursday, laying out his vision for his second and final term.
Health care policy promises to be a major headliner during the legislative session that began Wednesday.
With the state legislature back in session, we're speaking with the most powerful people under the Gold Dome. Today: the governor. Ahead of his State of the State speech Wednesday, he lays out his priorities this session. And we hold him accountable for promises he made in the last session. Also, after a revolution, what comes next? That's the subject of a new, dark comic book from a Denver restaurant owner. Also, we hear some new jokes for a new year.
The budget will likely be a big issue during a session that will also see debates over housing and abortion.
Colo. House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, Oregon Rancher Standoff, Photojournalist Rick Wilking, Sculpting With Fire
State lawmakers are back in session Wednesday, and this week we're hearing from the most powerful among them. Today, it's the Democratic Speaker of the House, Dickey Lee Hullinghorst. Also, with the ranchers' standoff in Oregon, we'll take the long view of the federal lands in the West. Then, Colorado photojournalist Rick Wilking reflects on his career covering everything from the Vatican to the White House in a new book. And, a Denver sculptor who works not with clay or stone, but fire.
A housing tax credit and making leveling the "playing field" for Coloradans are on House Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst's agenda in 2016.