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Efforts Continue To Bring Firefighting Air Fleet To Colorado

DENVER (CBS4)– Supporters of a plan to bring Colorado its own fleet of firefighting air tankers are continuing efforts to make that plan a reality. 451 more words


Legal Aid For Juveniles A Concern For Colorado Lawmakers

DENVER (AP) – At least half of the indigent juvenile offenders in Colorado don’t get legal representation, experts told state lawmakers who began studying the issue Tuesday for possible legislation next year. 364 more words


8 best left-wing gun quotes so far this year

After this article, we should at least be fair, right? Too bad I can’t even delve into the other categories of “best” liberal quotes. I don’t understand why the left loves to make legislation for a topic it is clearly terrible at understanding … but then, there are many things about the left I don’t understand. 11 more words

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State Tanker Fleet? Wildfires Continue Debate

DENVER (AP) – Responding to last summer’s devastating wildfires, Colorado lawmakers passed several bills this year to prepare for future fire seasons.

But it’s a measure to establish a state-owned aerial firefighting fleet that’s getting the most attention – and partisan wrangling – as wildfire season begins with four destructive fires burning around the state. 776 more words


Lawmaker Says Fort Lyon For The Homeless Right Idea, Wrong Location

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado lawmakers are considering a $4 million bill to help the homeless. It calls for turning the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility into a residential treatment center. 362 more words


Hickenlooper Signs Next Year's Budget For Colorado

DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed next year’s budget for Colorado on Monday, a spending plan that includes more funding for public schools, pay raises for state workers, and money to expand mental health services. 475 more words


More DNA Sampling Passes Colorado House, Heads To Senate

DENVER (AP) – An expansion of DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions cleared the Colorado House Tuesday with wide support, despite trepidations from some lawmakers who said the sampling also would occur for minor, nonviolent crimes. 335 more words