Over the objection of some business groups, the House Education Committee passed a bill that would require employers to let parents take time off work to attend their children’s school functions. Proponents say it would improve high school graduation rates and student academics, but critics say it’s unfair for other workers and could hurt businesses [...]
The transportation bill known as FASTER has initially passed the senate on a party line vote. Democratic state senators made what they say are two key changes to the package on Wednesday in a failed effort to get bi-partisan support. But Republicans say Democrats didn’t make enough concessions. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
A bill that would ban Colorado drivers from using hand held cell phones cleared the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday. First time offenders would get a 50 dollar fine if caught talking and driving. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
On Monday Colorado’s state senate passed a resolution supporting the Israeli offensive against Gaza, and the right of Israel to defend itself. The vote came immediately after senators passed a resolution to create a season for nonviolence. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
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