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Colorado Ends Decades-Old Switchblade Knife Ban

DENVER (AP) — Switchblades and gravity knives that can be flung open from a concealing handle will soon be legal in Colorado.

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Thursday a bipartisan bill to end a 1963 ban on their use. 101 more words


Protests To Health Care Changes Target Colorado Congressional Members

By Shawn Chitnis

DENVER (CBS4)– Supporters of the Affordable Care Act protested outside the office of Republican Sen. Cory Gardner Thursday with balloons and signs on the seven-year anniversary of Obamacare becoming law– the same day Republicans were unable to repeal the landmark health care legislation. 412 more words


Colorado Crackdown On Homegrown Pot Advances

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado plan to crack down on homegrown pot is rapidly heading to the governor’s desk after lawmakers changed the bill to give pot patients more leeway. 343 more words


Pot Club Showdown Nears Between Gov. Hickenlooper, Lawmakers

DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers moved closer Monday to a showdown with the governor over pot clubs.

A House committee voted 8-3 to approve a… 399 more words


Governor: Colorado Faces Nearly $700 Million Budget Deficit

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s economy is growing, state revenues are too, and that paradoxically means a gap lawmakers would have to close if they adopted Gov. 492 more words


Biennial Of The Americas Celebrates Culture, Business Connections

By Libby Smith

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver will host the Biennial of the Americas in September this year. The ideas, arts, and cultural event will run Sept. 369 more words


Hickenlooper: Republican Health Care Plan Could Cost Colorado $1 Billion

DENVER (CBS4) – Gov. John Hickenlooper claims a Republican plan to overhaul health care will cost Colorado around $1 billion.

Under Obamacare, 30 states — including Colorado — expanded Medicaid enrollment because the federal government agreed to foot the bill — at least initially. 342 more words