A pro-gun group in Colorado has filed a lawsuit to try and halt a controversial “red flag” gun bill that was passed into law last month.
The Colorado House passed a proposal Wednesday that would ask voters to allow tax hikes on tobacco and nicotine products.
Colorado voters will be asked in November for approval to allow the government to permanently keep their tax refunds provided by the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights if Gov. Jared Polis signs two bills passed by the legislature Monday evening.
Colorado lawmakers are considering asking voters to legalize sports gambling and allow the state to collect taxes on the activity.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Wednesday making Arizona the first state in the country to accept out-of-state occupational licenses.
The Colorado legislature’s budget includes funding for a more than $66,000 raise for the lieutenant governor, who also will serve as the head of a new state health care office.
Colorado’s budget will top $32.3 billion for the upcoming fiscal year, nearly a 5 percent increase in spending over the previous year, and that concerns some Republicans and government watchdogs.
Nevada lawmakers introduced a bill that would reform the state’s civil asset forfeiture procedures, a move proponents say would end “policing for profit” practices that violate due process rights.
Legislation expanding Colorado’s tax incentives for electric vehicles could mean over $99 million less in revenue for the state’s general fund at a time when Democratic lawmakers are looking for ways to raise tax revenue.
Colorado Republicans notched a victory in their efforts to slow down the speedy movement of a controversial oil and gas regulation bill thanks to a temporary restraining order granted by a Denver judge.