2020 legislative session
Top lawmakers at the Capitol are awaiting a Colorado Supreme Court ruling on how to proceed, but they’re also beginning to eye a special legislative session as a remedy to the coronavirus pause.
Thousands of Colorado workers already earn college credit for their time on the job. But even thousands more could.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
A bill is coming that would change enrollment rules for Colorado charter schools. Could it also deter more from opening?
Rep. Shannon Bird plans to introduce legislation that would revamp the application and appeals processes for charter schools. Education groups fear the changes single out charters and put their future in question.
Electric-vehicle makers want to sell directly to Coloradans. Dealers say that’s a “solution in search of a problem.”
Senate Bill 167 would let all makers of EVs, including Ford, sell their electric SUVs directly to customers, bypassing dealerships
Lawmakers struck out with the first bill this session to make way for local plastic bans in Colorado. But two more are up to bat this month to regulate single-use plastics
A package of supplemental spending bills includes money to reopen a shuttered state prison as a private one closes
The lawmakers on the Joint Budget Committee will hear public testimony Monday on the spending bill for the next fiscal year
Where’s the line between political speech and credible threats? A Colorado bill is asking the question.
A bipartisan measure to make it a felony to threaten or harass an elected official is running into stiff resistance at the Capitol
Colorado renters may have eviction records even though they’ve never been evicted. Lawmakers want to change that.
The push in Colorado comes after a handful of laws passed last session focused on addressing affordable housing, homelessness and renter’s rights.
Colorado could soon expand protections for student journalists by shielding their advisers from retaliation
House Bill 1062 would also add protections for audio and visual storytelling platforms for student journalists
The Democratic governor’s speech was interrupted at the start by protesters, and other demonstrations at the Capitol led to arrests