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Should bitcoin be allowed for Colorado campaign contributions?

Could Colorado be ready to accept bitcoin as a way of making donations to candidates? Secretary of State Wayne Williams is proposing rules that could start that process. But the better question,...

DATE: May 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Sports betting in Colorado? It could be a long ways off

Even though the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out federal laws blocking sports betting in most states, don’t expect to be placing bets on the Denver Broncos or another favorite sports team...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

2018 Colorado Legislature: Winners and losers from the session

The good, the bad and the ugly: Last week, Colorado Politics told you what legislation got done and didn’t get done at the Capitol during the 2018 General Assembly session, which ended Wednesday....

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

With big changes in Colorado beer sales ahead, lawmakers scramble on rules

Come Jan. 1, you should be able to walk into most Colorado grocery and convenience stores to buy full-strength beer, the result of a measure adopted by the General Assembly in 2016. But that...

DATE: May 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill to expand Colorado rural teacher program is in trouble

Rural school advocates and Democratic lawmakers Monday were hopping mad about a last-minute procedural move that’s keeping a bill intended to address rural educator shortages and that the Senate...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

‘Red Flag’ bill introduced in state House

A bill that supporters hope will prevent the kinds of situations that led to the New Year’s Eve ambush of a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy was introduced Monday in the state House. The Deputy...

DATE: April 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

How cyclist Phil Gaimon took on a mountain, and the mountain (with cheating by Mother Nature) won

The man. The mountain. The wind: near-Arctic cold and blowing at 30 mph, if not more. The temperature: 39, and that’s being charitable. It was 34 at the summit. There’s a YouTube channel out there...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Community colleges one signature away from offering four-year nursing degrees

A bill that will allow Southwest Colorado Community College and other community colleges to offer a four-year bachelor of science in nursing degrees won final approval Tuesday in the state House....

DATE: March 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill to free up Old Fort at Hesperus funds sails through committee

The first bill in the 2018 legislative session from Democratic Rep. Barbara McLachlan of Durango won unanimous approval Monday from the House Finance Committee. House Bill 18-1048 is cosponsored...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

McLachlan named vice-chair of House Transportation Committee

With the 2018 legislative session underway, a few lawmakers are taking on new responsibilities. That includes Rep. Barbara McLachlan, a Durango Democrat. McLachlan this week was named vice-chair of...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News