Gold Dome: Tax Overhauls at the Legislature

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A package of bills that would overhaul Colorado taxes is almost ready to be introduced at the Capitol.

After news broke about measles and mumps outbreaks at the Aurora immigrant detention center, state and county public health officials have said they haven’t received the proper reporting from the private detention center.

A bill headed to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk would reduce the maximum sentence for Class 2 misdemeanors by one day — it’s not much, but that change is expected to reduce the number of legal immigrants who would face mandatory deportation.

John Hickenlooper might seem like a long-shot candidate for president, but he overcame similar problems in his 2003 campaign for Denver mayor.

The U.S. House is considering a bill, brought by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, to allow marijuana businesses to use banks. And the bill might actually stand a chance of passing.

A coalition of religious leaders of different faiths has been meeting at the Capitol every Tuesday to redefine faith in Colorado politics.

A Colorado Supreme Court committee this week will consider new rules for existing suppressed criminal cases and how to handle others in the future.

Masterpiece Cakeshop baker Jack Phillips is back to focusing on cakes now that his anti-discrimination lawsuit has ended.

Broomfield residents are launching a legal attack against oil and gas drillers, saying they were forced to participate in an oil and gas project near their homes. They’re asking state regulators to block the drilling.

Players from the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team are suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for gender discrimination. The players claim they face pay discrimination despite performing the same job responsibilities on their teams as their male counterparts, play in international competitions and perform better than the U.S. Men’s Team.

 

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