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HB10-1269: Measure Puts Penalty on Employer in Lawsuits

When discrimination happens in the workplace, employees who have unfairly lost their jobs have few places to turn for help, particularly on the Western Slope, supporters of a bill to fix that say.

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Rep. Levy Gets A Republican Challenger In Her Dem-Dominated District

GOP businessman Robert Houdeshell of Idaho Springs has filed to challenge incumbent Democrat Rep. Claire Levy in House District 13 in Boulder.

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HB10-1184: Of Gardner DUI Bill, Levy Wishes State Could ‘Afford’ Felony

Citing budget constraints, a legislative committee rejected a measure that would have slapped a felony charge on drunken drivers for their third DUI offense–leaving Colorado among a handful of states without the stiffer penalty.

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Levy’s Proposed Solar Gardens Bill Would Benefit Renters, Condos

State Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, plans to introduce a bill this session that would make it legal to build community “solar gardens.”

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Boulder-Area Legislators: Colo. Budget Will Dominate 2010 Session

How to deal with looming revenue shortfalls — $600 million for the budget year that’s halfway over and $1.5 billion for the budget year that starts July 1 –without eviscerating government services will be key.

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David Cox, 28, To Announce Run For Steve King’s HD-54 Seat

A native of East Orchard Mesa is the latest person to join the fray to be the Republican nominee for House District 54. ALSO: UPDATED 2010 HOUSE ELECTION TRACKER.

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Levy Plans To Run Bill Aimed At Reforming Electric Association Elections

State Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder, says she’ll introduce a bill in the upcoming legislative session aimed at cleaning up questionable campaign practices in rural electric association board elections.

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Prosecuting Juveniles as Adults

Opponents of trying juveniles as adults say judges, not prosecutors, should be responsible for deciding how to prosecute children.

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JBC Chair Pommer Comes Down Hard On Tax Cuts, Exemptions

Boulder Democratic Rep. Jack Pommer, chairman of the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee, said he’ll oppose any moves in the 2010 legislative session to award tax breaks.

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Don’t Drive and Text Tomorrow

Starting Tuesday, it becomes a crime in Colorado for drivers under the age of 18 to use any cell phone — handheld or not — while driving. It also becomes illegal for any driver to text while behind the wheel.

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