Gold Dome: Shutdown Ends

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After the government’s shutdown on Friday night, legislators approved a stop-gap budget bill and ended the shutdown yesterday.

Colorado’s senators drew the ire of activists after they voted to end a three-day government shutdown that many say was their best chance to force action on immigration reform.

Lawmakers from both parties are looking to crack down on companies that could end up as leakers of customers’ private information, after last year’s Equifax breach.

A legislative effort to have state-approved legal injection sites is facing an uphill battle, despite personal stakes for some legislators.

State judges are leading the effort to bring about bail reform, inspired by an opinion from Texas on the topic.

Rep. Paul Rosenthal wants to end discrimination against big dogs with a bill that would bar landlords and HOAs from banning large dogs from their properties.

A federal judge rejected the blockade of the rebuilding of Interstate 70. The judge found that Denver could move forward with a flood-control project no matter what happens to I-70.

Denver successfully became one of the first cities to ban bump stocks, the gun attachment that makes a semi-automatic behave like an automatic.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was the first Trump cabinet member to be interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe.

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