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Marijuana bills introduced in Colorado

By Thomas Mitchell WESTWORD We’re over two months into Colorado’s 2019 legislative session, and pot proposals have been creating plenty of buzz at the State Capitol. While bills to provide medical marijuana patients with firearms rights and altered-state DUI laws regarding marijuana use are as good as dead, measures that would expand medical marijuana access, allow pot delivery and set up social consumption

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Sexting bill passes another House committee

By Clay Thorp CRAIG PRESS A state bill that seeks to close a gap allowing adults to “sext” or send sexually explicit text messages to minors passed the Colorado House’s Judiciary Committee late Thursday night, March 14. In an email Friday, the bill’s sponsor Rep. Matt Soper (R-Delta) said HB19-1030 is heading “to the House floor

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Bill targets campaign dark money

By David O. Williams VAIL DAILY Lost last week in the uproar over higher-profile bills such as a proposed “red flag,” gun safety lawand tougher oil and gas drilling regulations, a Colorado legislative committee on Thursday quietly approved a campaign finance disclosure bill aimed at daylighting dark money in political races – a heated issue in local

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Marijuana Bills Introduced in Colorado Legislature

By Thomas Mitchell WESTWORD We’re six weeks into Colorado’s 2019 legislative session, and pot proposals have been creating plenty of buzz. While bills to provide medical marijuana patients with firearm rights and alter state DUI laws regarding marijuana use are as good as dead, measures that would expand medical marijuana access and pot-industry financing are still alive and kicking. With a

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Rocky start for Colorado’s governor

By Bill Christopher THE WESTMINSTER WINDOW It hasn’t been all sweetness and light for Governor Jared Polis in the first 30 days of his reign. So, will the “honeymoon” period be short or did he simply have a semi-rough time out of the starting blocks? Time will tell, but let’s review what his first month

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