GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - The husband of a Colorado lawmaker who was cleared last week of ethics charges has suffered a heart attack.
According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Rep. Laura Bradford says she will be absent from the legislature until her husband, Linton Mathews, is well... more »
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado state senator involved in a fatal crash in Texas is being passed over as head of the Senate Transportation Committee.
Sen. Suzanne Williams was next in line for committee head, but Senate Majority Leader John Morse says he's concerned that she won't be able... more »
(AP) A 30-year-old woman who died when a Colorado legislator's car veered into oncoming traffic north of Amarillo, Texas, grew up in southwestern Colorado.
Friends and family tell The Denver Post that Brianna Michelle Gomez of Amarillo grew up in Ouray and moved to Dalhart, Texas, her senior year... more »
A lawmaker in Congress is prodding the Federal Reserve to provide more protection so that credit card users don't get socked by exorbitant interest rates when they fall behind on their payments.
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said, "Credit card companies can still double or triple the interest rate when... more »
Colorado's former top real estate regulator is getting about $55,000 from taxpayers under a resignation settlement.
Erin Toll resigned last week after a three month suspension that followed a clash with a state lawmaker.
The state released a copy of the settlement agreement this week in response to... more »
The only unaffiliated member in Colorado's Legislature is trying to make it easier for other independent candidates to get on the ballot. Rep. Kathleen Curry of Gunnison was a Democrat until late last year when she announced she was switching to unaffiliated. But it was too late for her to... more »
A Republican state lawmaker wants to make sure that students and teachers can express their religious beliefs in public schools.
Sen. Dave Schultheis of Colorado Springs is proposing that the state education board draft two religious bills of rights - one for students and parents and one for teachers... more »
Colorado lawmakers are rushing to pass a bill they hope will help the state win millions of dollars in federal education reform funds. The proposal would gather information about the effectiveness of teacher and principal preparation programs. It's set for a hearing Wednesday, the first day of the legislative session.... more »