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Small Chicken Farmers Win Oversight Reprieve In Colorado

DENVER (AP) – It’s about to get easier for Colorado’s small-time chicken farmers to sell directly to consumers.

A bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. 122 more words


Health Care Executive Donna Lynne Confirmed As Lieutenant Governor

DENVER (AP) – Health care executive Donna Lynne has been confirmed to be Colorado’s next lieutenant governor.

The Senate unanimously approved her appointment to fill the vacant job Wednesday. 106 more words


Medical Pot Ad Limits Governor's Pen In Colorado

DENVER (AP) — An expanded limit on marijuana advertising awaits the governor’s signature in Colorado.

A bill saying that medical marijuana can’t be advertised to people under 21 passed the Senate 24-11 on Wednesday. 116 more words


Gov. Hickenlooper Signs $27 Billion Colorado Budget

DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a $27 billion state budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.

Hickenlooper praised the bipartisan effort it took to craft the budget. 114 more words


Pot Limits For Colorado Tourists Could Be On The Way Out

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s tourists would be able to buy as much marijuana as residents, if a bill moving through the state Legislature passes.

The measure repeals Colorado’s unique-in-the-nation tiered purchasing system for marijuana. 463 more words


Proposed Colorado Lieutenant Governor Clears 1st Hurdle

DENVER (AP) – The nominee for Colorado’s next lieutenant governor sailed through her first legislative test Wednesday when Democratic health care executive Donna Lynne won bipartisan support in her first confirmation hearing. 345 more words


House Rejects Symbolic Measure Opposing Guantanamo Detainees

DENVER (AP) — A symbolic measure in the Colorado Legislature to oppose the potential transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees to Fremont County has failed in the Democratic House. 123 more words