CALHAN - A strong effort is underway to sway governor John Hickenlooper into either signing or vetoing a new renewable energy bill.
Senate Bill 13-252 mandates rural electric cooperatives produce at least 20 percent of their electricity from solar, wind and other renewable sources by the year 2020. Previous... more »
It's your money at the center of a battle between the Colorado Springs city council and Mayor Steve Bach.
Bach says city council amended his proposed budget, which he submitted back in October. The problem lies in a deficit their amendments created. In the past if a council member... more »
An emergency meeting of City Council was held in Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon to vote on seven of Mayor Steve Bach's vetoes to the 2012 budget. In all, Council voted down 5 of the 7 vetoes. The biggest was a $175,000 price tag to repair and maintain city tennis courts.... more »
After another round of budget approvals by City Council, Mayor Steve Bach is vetoing some programs. His cuts total over $312,000.
The biggest item on the veto line is a proposal to add $175,000 to the budget for maintenance and repairs to the city's tennis courts. The Mayor said... more »
Gov. Charlie Crist has vetoed a bill that would have required women seeking an abortion during the first trimester to undergo an ultrasound exam and pay for it.
Crist said Friday it put an inappropriate burden on women seeking an abortion. The Republican-led Legislature tacked amendments onto a non-controversial... more »
The White House has issued a veto threat against a Republican-led effort to block Environmental Protection Agency regulations on the levels of greenhouse gases that power plants and factories can release into the air.
The veto threat comes two days before the Senate votes on a measure that would... more »
Gov. Bill Ritter has vetoed a bill regulating the sex offender management board, saying the legislation went too far by allowing convicts to choose their own treatment programs. Ritter says the bill did not have an adequate hearing before it was adopted and would weaken the program. The governor says... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter has vetoed a measure that would have eased restrictions on registering a farm vehicle.
The bill would have barred issuers of farm truck license plates from requiring owners to show proof of eligibility for those agricultural license plates.
Under current law,... more »