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Boyd’s beer bill moves ahead

Boyd’s beer bill moves ahead

A proposal to allow full-strength beer sales at convenience stores—though not at grocery stores—cleared a Senate committee today and is headed for debate on the Senate floor. It’s the second such proposal to get so far this session; action by the full House of Representatives is pending on a similar bill introduced in that chamber. [...]

Senate passes youth-concussion bill

Senate passes youth-concussion bill

The Senate on Tuesday adopted Senate Bill 40, the “Jake Snakenberg Youth Concussion Act,” requiring K-12 school sports coaches to be trained in dealing with concussions. The, named in memory of a Colorado high school athlete who died after multiple concussions, codifies procedures that must be followed when youth athletes sustain a blow to the [...]

Committee kills effort to cut ‘carbon tax’ from utility bills

Committee kills effort to cut ‘carbon tax’ from utility bills

The House Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources Committee on Monday voted down House Bill 1240, which would have prevented state regulators from letting public utilities charge ratepayers in advance for the costs of anticipated federal restrictions on carbon emissions from power plants. The measure would have allowed utilities to pass on only those costs incurred [...]

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