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Democrats kill property rights protections in Colorado

Democrats kill property rights protections in Colorado

February 22, 2017
DENVER – Today, Democrats on the House State, Military, & Veterans Affairs committee voted to deny mineral right owners the same protections granted to other types of property, voting along long party-lines to kill House Bill 1124. This bill, sponsored by Representative Perry Buck (R-Windsor), would expand established private property easements to local government entities that ban hydraulic fracturing, making ...

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Democrats turn their back on students in low-performing schools

Democrats turn their back on students in low-performing schools

February 14, 2017
DENVER—Yesterday afternoon, on a party-line vote, Democrats killed House Bill 1089 in the House Education committee. The bill, sponsored by Paul Lundeen (R-Monument), would have required low-performing schools give parents a choice to spend their child’s state-allotted funding on alternative education options, such as other traditional, charter or private schools, or even online programs. Specifically, House Bill 1089 would have defined ...

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Democrats kill multiple pro-life bills after lengthy debate

Democrats kill multiple pro-life bills after lengthy debate

February 10, 2017
DENVER—Late last night, Democrats on the Health, Insurance, & Environment committee rejected several pro-life bills on party-line votes, following lengthy debate on each. House Bill 1108, sponsored by Reps. Steve Humphrey (R-Eaton) and Kim Ransom (R-Douglas County), would have established a prohibition on terminating the life of an unborn child and created a criminal statute for the administration of an abortion. "The ...

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Democrats reject legislation providing abortion pill reversal information

Democrats reject legislation providing abortion pill reversal information

February 10, 2017
DENVER—Today, Democrats on the Health, Insurance, & Environment Committee killed, on a party-line vote, House Bill 1086, which would have required a woman seeking an abortion be given information regarding the possibility of an abortion pill reversal. Specifically, the bill, sponsored by Representatives Justin Everett (R-Littleton) and Dan Nordberg (R-Colorado Springs), would have required the department of public health and environment ...

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Dems kill several pro Second Amendment bills seeking greater protections for Coloradans

Dems kill several pro Second Amendment bills seeking greater protections for Coloradans

February 9, 2017
DENVER—Tonight, Democrats on the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee heard more than eight hours of testimony on three Second Amendment bills, and responded with party-line opposition to each piece of legislation. House Republican Leader Patrick Neville, who was a student at Columbine High School in 1999 and present during the April 20th shooting, responded to all three bills' defeat ...

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