Gold Dome: Lawmakers to Hear Rent Control Bill Today

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Lawmakers are set to hear a rent-control bill today. And the hearing is expected to be contentious.

The House Judiciary Committee last week postponed a vote on a bill that would allow for some drug convictions to be sealed. The bill is intended to give some offenders a chance to have a clean slate when convictions haunt them.

It has been a busy legislative session thus far for criminal justice reform. Lawmakers have discussed, or already passed bills, on mental health, bail reform, sealing criminal records and more.

There are less than three weeks left to go in the legislative session, and lawmakers have yet to make major traction in their revision of Capitol sexual harassment policies.

Advocates for children with dyslexia say a bill that sets literacy education requirements for teachers doesn’t go far enough.

The Colorado Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments tomorrow in a case that involves a man who says he’s entitled to a $4.8 million lottery jackpot after splitting the pot with other ticket-holders who had cheated.

Colorado’s U.S. Attorney wants law enforcement to investigate overdose deaths as homicides.

Judging by Attorney General William Barr’s trips to Congress last week, the version of the Mueller report he releases will only set the stage for higher tensions between the White House and Congress.

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