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Bill Sparks Heated Debate Over College Sexual Assault Investigations

By Shaun Boyd

DENVER (CBS4) – Five years after Jessica Higgins was raped, she is speaking out at the State Capitol as lawmakers take a up a bill that spells out how college campuses will investigate sexual assaults. 323 more words

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Immigrant Groups Rally For 'Virginia's Bill'

DENVER (CBS4) – State lawmakers worked on another effort that focuses on where and how Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers can arrest undocumented immigrants.

The bill called Virginia’s Law makes hospitals, schools and courthouses off limits to immigration agents. 100 more words

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Seasonal Industries Push For 'Purple Card' At State Capitol

By Stan Bush

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado is unlikely to pass the state’s own version of a “green card,” but lawmakers will debate it in the aftermath of repeated failures in Washington to address immigration reform. 270 more words

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Prisoner Transfer Bill Signed Into Law

By Rick Sallinger

DENVER (CBS4) – A bill has been signed into law that will now require the Colorado Department of Corrections to reveal to crime victims and their families where the perpetrators are being held. 368 more words

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Governor Shares Concerns About So-Called Purple Card For Colorado

DENVER (CBS4) – Some state lawmakers in Colorado say if Congress won’t reform the immigration system, they will.

A bill sponsored by State Rep. Dan Pabon, a Democrat, would make Colorado the first state in the country with its own legal work permit. 154 more words

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'The Consumer Will Suffer': Small Liquor Stores Worry About Alcohol Bill

By Stan Bush

DENVER (CBS4) – Liquor stores are worried about convenience and grocery stores selling full strength beer and malt beverages even if grocery giant’s products don’t cross over into their business. 224 more words

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State Lawmakers Address Teacher Shortage With Bills

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado lawmakers are reviewing four more bills that address the shortage of teachers in some school districts.

Each bill is being sponsored by Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran and Representatives Barbara McLachlan, Janet Buckner and James Coleman. 89 more words

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