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2 years 3 months ago

Tourism bill brings money to southern Colorado

DENVER (AP) - A hotel project near Denver International Airport and a Pueblo project have been chosen to receive incentives under the Regional Tourism Act, beating out projects in Douglas County, Glendale, Estes Park and Montrose County. Colorado economic development officials said Friday that Gaylord Entertainment's project to build a...

3 years 4 months ago

State lawmakers telling schools to play

Colorado lawmakers from the House and Senate have reached an agreement on a bill that would require 30 minutes of exercise in elementary schools every day to help combat childhood obesity. "It's a shame that there would need to be legislation requiring something that is so valuable and that...

3 years 4 months ago

Death certificates could list pregnancy

DENVER (AP) - Colorado death certificates for women could soon list whether they were pregnant when they died. The bill says that when autopsies are required for women, the death certificate must list whether the woman was pregnant when she died. The House originally set the requirement for all...

3 years 4 months ago

Civil union bill in for long debate

DENVER (AP) - A same-sex civil unions bill expected before the Colorado Senate has both sides ready for a long debate. The measure has already cleared a committee and was scheduled for debate by the full chamber Wednesday. Both sides expected a long floor debate, though legislators could delay...

4 years 3 months ago

Gov. Ritter vetoes sex offender bill

Gov. Bill Ritter has vetoed a bill regulating the sex offender management board, saying the legislation went too far by allowing convicts to choose their own treatment programs. Ritter says the bill did not have an adequate hearing before it was adopted and would weaken the program. The governor says...

4 years 4 months ago

Pets to be protected under new law

Pets will be protected as part of domestic violence law after Governor Bill Ritter signs a new law Monday afternoon. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Linda Newell, D-Littleton, and Rep. Jerry Frangas, D-Denver, amends current state law that deals with civil protection orders, to include threats or acts of...

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