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Colorado’s sexting bill signed into law

By Clay Thorp CRAIG DAILY PRESS It took a trial and subsequent acquittal of a Moffat County School District teacher followed by months of bumps in the legislative road along the way, but Colorado’s sexting bill was finally signed into law on Monday, May 6 by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis. The bill’s passage closes a

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Legislature moves transportation bond issue to 2020

By Jackie Mitchell BALLOTPEDIA NEWS On May 2, 2019, the Colorado state legislature gave final approval to Senate Bill 263, which moved a legislatively referred bond issue from the 2019 ballot to the 2020 ballot. The bond issue was designed to authorize the state to issue transportation revenue anticipation notes (TRANs)—a specific type of bond debt—in

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Coloradans may face four spending questions this year

By Jesse Paul THE COLORADO SUN If an 11th-hour Democratic effort to raise nicotine taxes debuted Wednesday makes it to the ballot, Coloradans could face as many as four consequential spending questions when they vote in November. How those efforts could interact remains unknown, but discussion is already underway about the potential consequences of asking voters to

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