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Compromise Reached on Program to Provide Drivers Licenses to Illegal Immigrants

licenseA compromise to fund a Colorado program granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants is heading to the governor’s desk. The bipartisan agreement partially funds a request from the state Department of Revenue to collect and spend Continue reading

Lawmakers Compromise on Program to Give Illegal Immigrants Drivers Licenses

licenseA Colorado program that lets illegal immigrants get driver’s licenses will be operational in three locations around the state instead of one under a deal struck by lawmakers. The compromise agreed to yesterday gives the state Department of Continue reading

State Legislature Week Ahead

co-state-capitol-300The upcoming week in the Colorado Legislature includes possible votes by the full House and Senate on some hefty bills. They include a final vote in the House on a requirement that all noncommercial vehicles have snow tires or Continue reading

Legislature to Tackle Budget and Voter Laws

co-state-capitol-300There are a couple of hot items that will be addressed in the state legislature this week. The return of divided control means a return of intense budget tussles. The Democratic House and Republican Senate will continue a Continue reading

Lawmakers Spar Over Licenses for Illegal Immigrants

Illegal-Immigration-300Lawmakers got into a heated debate yesterday over a program that provides driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. Republicans introduced legislation to reject money for the program, a move Democrats were unhappy with. The bill would block the Hickenlooper administration from spending $166,000 in fees generated from Continue reading

State Tracking Licenses Issued to Illegal Immigrants

licenseOnly about half of Colorado’s illegal immigrants trying to get driver’s licenses or identification cards have managed to get documents during the first two weeks of a new law. Data from the state revenue department also shows that about 10 percent of illegal Continue reading