Pupil enrollment is down, and local communities' contributions were higher than expected.
2016 Colorado Legislature
Supporters say it's too easy for homeowners to sue condo builders and a fix would help alleviate the state's affordable housing shortage.
A "Death with Dignity" bill is back under a new name: "End of Life Options."
To solve old murders, the state has created playing cards with the faces of victims and details about their case. The decks are already circulating in prisons and leading to tips. One card features Tommy Kinslow. His mother says the 10th anniversary of his murder just passed but she remembers that night clear as day.
Then we talk about how Colorado gives tax breaks for affordable housing, energy development -- and bingo equipment. There are about 200 credits and exemptions in all, and one lawmaker wants to make sure the state's getting its money's worth.
And, quick, what’s Colorado’s state song? Isn’t it “Rocky Mountain High?" Yes. But there’s more to the story, and Rob Natelson of the Independence Institute, has written a paper about the song’s history.
In our series on bills that died and will return, a lawmaker questions the state's roughly $4.7 billion in breaks.
- The “ban the box” effort would do away with most applications that require job-seekers to check a box if they have a criminal history.Read more
The Joint Budget Committee chair says reclassifying the fee would keep the state from paying taxpayer rebates.
Some Republican state lawmakers want to make it more difficult for Planned Parenthood to receive Medicaid reimbursements.