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Two gun bills advance in Colo. Senate

Posted: 03/08/2013 - Gun owners seeking a concealed-carry permit would have to take required gun courses in person, not online, under a bill given initial approval in the Colorado Senate Friday.

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Colo. immigrant tuition rate gets final approval

Posted: 03/08/2013 - A proposal allowing illegal immigrant students to pay lower college tuition rates has passed the Colorado House and is headed to Gov. John Hickenlooper, who is expected to sign it.

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Colorado lawmakers advance gun control bills

Posted: 03/05/2013 - Colorado Democrats advanced restrictions on ammunition magazines and expanded background checks as hundreds of gun advocates filled the state Capitol during an intense day in the battle over new firearm laws.

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Obama calls spending cuts dumb, arbitrary

Updated: 03/01/2013 - President Barack Obama and congressional leaders are meeting at the White House, with billions of dollars in automatic budget cuts ready to start kicking in.

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Colo. civil unions passes House committee

Posted: 03/01/2013 - The measure passed the House Judiciary Committee Thursday on a 8-3 vote. The bill grants same-sex couples rights similar to marriage.

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No sequester means big defense cuts

Updated: 02/21/2013 - Leon Panetta told Congress that if automatic government spending cuts kick in March 1, most of the Defense Department's 800,000 civilian workers will have to be furloughed starting in late April.

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Hickenlooper leads panel on gun violence

Updated: 02/20/2013 - Panelists included Colorado Senate President John Morse and state Rep. Rhonda Fields, both of whom are proposing bills to limit access to firearms during this year's legislative session.

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Colo. House passes gun-control measures

Posted: 02/19/2013 - Lawmakers also passed bills to ban concealed firearms at colleges, and require gun purchasers to pay for their own background checks.

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Colo. House voting on gun-control measures

Posted: 02/18/2013 - The Democratic-led House voted Monday to ban large-capacity magazines, placing a limit of 15 rounds for firearms, and eight for shotguns.

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Civil unions gets initial nod in CO Senate

Updated: 02/08/2013 - The civil unions bill is expected to sail through the Senate and then head to the House, where ruling Republicans defeated the measure for the last two years.

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