Legislature

Senate Minority Caucus Elects Sen. John Cooke as New Minority Leader

Sen. John Cooke was elected to serve as the new minority leader and Sen. Bob Gardner will be the new assistant minority leader.

Colorado Introduces 130 New Laws

More than 130 bills passed this session out of the 700+ bills introduced in the Colorado legislature.
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Lawmakers Pass Hospital Pricing Transparency Bill

The Colorado legislature passed a hospital pricing transparency bill that one lawmaker warned will bring "halcyon days for trial lawyers."

More Than 100 Bills Postponed Indefinitely

More than 110 bills were postponed indefinitely this session out of the 700+ bills introduced in the Colorado legislature.

Colorado Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert Announces Resignation

Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert on May 2 announced his resignation from the Colorado Senate effective May 31.

Bill to Create Independent Funds for Judicial Discipline Moves to House

A bill to create independent funding for Colorado’s committee on judicial discipline passed the state senate last week.

Bill Introduced to Allow County Employees’ Collective Bargaining

Senate legislators introduced a bill this week that would grant public employees of a county the right to collectively bargain.
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Criminal Record Sealing Bill Clears Another Hurdle

The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday approved a bill to make it easier to seal criminal records for non-violent offenses.

Bill Requiring Qualifying Public Schools to Implement a Title IX Policy Introduced

Lawmakers introduced a bill requiring qualifying public schools to implement a formal Title IX policy in line with federal law.
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Bill to Limit Noncompete Agreements Passes House

The Colorado House passed a bill on Monday that would limit the use of noncompete agreements for employees making less than $101,000.