The Colorado Senate, photographed on Monday, April 22, 2019. (Jesse Paul The Colorado Sun)

Do you have a good idea for a new state law? Here’s how to get it drafted by Colorado lawmakers

All 100 state lawmakers are allowed to introduce five bills each year, and the deadline for the first three ideas is Dec. 2.

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Colorado’s recall fever arrives in Idaho Springs, where leaders fear damage to their town’s renaissance

Mayor Michael Hillman is being targeted because of what some in the Clear Creek County community fear is too much change too quickly without enough citizen input

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As Colorado’s anti-abortion pregnancy centers strengthen, abortion-rights advocates work to “expose” alleged “fake clinics”

Colorado has more than 50 religious-based pregnancy centers that encourage women to carry babies to term. In some rural areas, they are the only option.

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Community health clinics are barred under a federal gag rule from helping women find an abortion. Here’s what they must say instead.

Two health providers walked away from the federal dollars this year, but the rest opted to follow the gag rule