Updated: 03/11/2013 - Final votes on the proposals Monday cap a week of intense debate in Colorado's Capitol over gun violence and how to prevent it.
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.
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.
Posted: 03/07/2013 - A state House committee starts work Thursday on a proposal to set compensation rates for people wrongly incarcerated.
Posted: 03/06/2013 - The attorney general reiterated what he has said recently -- that a policy decision will be announced "relatively soon."
Posted: 03/06/2013 - The crime is rarely enforced, and repealing it has passed the Senate before.
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.
Posted: 03/05/2013 - A coalition of district attorneys says they support collecting DNA from those convicted of misdemeanors.
Updated: 03/04/2013 - A bill has passed its first test in the Colorado Senate to revive fees for gun purchasers who would need background checks.
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.
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.
Posted: 02/26/2013 - Lawmakers will consider a Democrat's proposal to restrict teenagers' use of tanning beds by requiring youths to have permission from parents and doctors.
Posted: 02/22/2013 - The bill would create new statewide standards for teaching safe sex and abstinence.
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.
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.
Posted: 02/13/2013 - Obama says the "manufacturing innovation institutes" would bring together businesses, universities and the government to create high-tech jobs.
Updated: 02/12/2013 - The bill would prohibit required disclosure of personal passwords or account information on social networking sites such as Facebook.
Posted: 02/12/2013 - The House Judiciary committee is expected to take its first votes on the proposals Tuesday.
Updated: 02/11/2013 - The Senate approved civil unions 21-14 without debate.
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.