Gold Dome: Legislature Rejects Gun Rights, Texting-While-Driving Bills

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Colorado House Republicans brought three gun rights bills and saw them all shot down.

Denver Public Schools apologized for a letter that said immigrant teachers on strike would be reported to immigration services.

The legislature again considered a bill to change Colorado’s laws regarding cell phone use while driving and again shelved it for being too broad.

Many of the issues regarding changes to sexual harassment policies at the Capitol are going unresolved, despite the work of an interim committee to address them.

Suburban cities surrounding Centennial Airport are gearing up for a fight with a federal government over a plan for new flight paths that the cities say would bring noise pollution their way.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet laid into Sen. Ted Cruz during a speech on the Senate floor yesterday over the government shutdown.

Prosecutors earlier this week unsealed nearly 24 hours of interviews between James Holmes and a forensic psychiatrist. Many of the videos had been played at trial, but this is the first time they were seen by the public outside a courtroom.

A Colorado lawyer is among the attorneys on Harvey Weinstein’s new legal team. Mackey had previously defended Kobe Bryant and El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa.

The owners of the Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensary chain are set to appear in Denver District Court today.

The U.S. Senate rejected two competing proposals to reopen the government yesterday. And President Donald Trump, however, is preparing to declare a national emergency along the southern border and has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds to pay for the border wall.

Michael Cohen, the former attorney for President Donald Trump, was subpoenaed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee. He had delayed other scheduled appearances in Washington but said he will comply with the subpoena.

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