By associated press | 02/13/14 09:18 AM
Colorado lawmakers are set to vote Thursday on whether greenhouses that grow marijuana should be treated as agricultural property for tax purposes.
02/09/14 02:31 PM
DENVER — Marijuana farmers and agricultural tax breaks are the next wrinkle facing the states that have legal weed as lawmakers debate how to tax the product while it's growing. Legislatures in both Colorado and Washington are taking a look at pot farmers this session. The states have...
02/06/14 08:00 PM
DENVER (AP) — A full ban on youths in tanning beds has won initial approval in the Colorado Legislature. The bill would bar anyone under 18 from using an artificial tanning bed. It passed on a party-line 6-5 vote, with all Democrats in favor. The ban was strengthened to bar youth tanning...
02/06/14 07:00 PM
DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say they'll consider new regulations after 13 oil spills were blamed on last September's floods, but some county officials question whether more rules are required. Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Chairman Tom Compton said Thursday the commission...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/06/14 10:41 AM
Quinnipiac's Colorado poll released Wednesday shows that registered voters favor armed teachers and school employees over stricter gun laws. When asked which policy would do more to reduce gun violence in schools, 47 percent of respondents chose armed school employees and teachers. Only 39...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/05/14 04:06 PM
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler now has a slight edge against the rest of the Republican field of candidates vying to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in 2014. According to a new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday, Gessler is within a 6-percentage-point margin among...
By Nicholas Riccardi | 02/03/14 08:20 AM
Ken Buck is watching what he says. The Republican prosecutor became a symbol for his party's political overreach in 2010, when he beat the establishment pick in a U.S. Senate primary, only to lose to Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. During the race, Buck was pounded for statements that angered...
By Ashe Schow | 01/30/14 06:37 PM
Research claiming that hydraulic fracturing -- fracking -- causes increased cancer risks and birth defects have been discredited by Colorado state public health officials. The researchers with the Colorado School of Public Health cited "minuscule" statistical differences and ignored other...
01/27/14 09:58 AM
BOULDER, Colo. — The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has upheld a $26,000 fine against a company embroiled in a dispute with U.S. Rep. Jared Polis after the congressman complained about drilling activities on property near his weekend retreat.
By Associated Press | 01/25/14 03:02 PM
Colorado's tensions over oil and gas production have threatened to boil over this year.
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