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Bill To Limit Residential Marijuana Grow Ops

The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill Monday that would limit residential medical marijuana grow operations to 16 plants, down from the 99 currently allowed.  According to data from the Colorado Department of Public Health, the new plant total will allow patients to continue to grow their medicine in a manner appropriate for Continue reading

Bills Look To Clarify CO’s Marijuana Policy

While the future of the marijuana industry is up in the air in the United States, the Colorado  legislature advanced several bills recently to help clarify Marijuana policy in the state. The Senate passed House Bill 1034, introduced by Senator Randy Baumgardner, which would align medical marijuana licenses with the retail marijuana code.  This will allow medical facilities Continue reading

Felony Charge For Killing Pets And Animals?

It may soon be a felony in Wyoming to shoot and kill an animal or pet on someone else’s property. A bill was passed by the Wyoming House of Representatives this week that would increase the charge for killing someone else’s animals from a Continue reading

Should Feminine Hygiene Products Be Taxed?

Colorado women may soon be exempt from paying taxes on feminine hygiene products if a bill is passed out of the State Legislature. House Bill 1127, which was passed out of the House Financial Committee Monday, would exclude tampons, menstrual pads, panty-liners, menstrual sponges, and menstrual cups from being Continue reading

Immunity For Those Who Report Overdoses?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. The House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would provide immunity to anyone that reports an overdose to authorities. The immunity would relate to possession and Continue reading

Wyoming Coal Royalties Going Down?

Wyoming is considering dropping the royalty rates paid by coal companies, to bring them in line with those paid by the oil and gas industry. A bill introduced in the State’s House of Representatives this week, would reduce the severance Continue reading

Cheney Wins Wyoming Primary

cheneyLiz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, won the Wyoming Republican Primary for the United States House of Representatives. Cheney will now attempt to win the U.S. House seat once held by her father. Cheney received around 40 percent of the votes in one of the most competitive U.S. primary contest in Wyoming history. Leland Christensen carried 22 percent, followed by Tim Stubson with 17 percent and Continue reading

Candidate For US House In Craig Tomorrow

BeinsteinAlex Beinstein who is running to be the Colorado US Representative from district 3 will be in Craig tomorrow night. There will be a meeting sponsored by the Bears Ears Tea Party Patriots at Colorado Northwestern Community College in room 175 from 7 to 9. The meeting will allow the public to meet and receive information from Beinstein about his campaign and policies. Beinstein who is originally from Carbondale, received his Continue reading

Primaries Considered For Colorado

Vote_CheckmarkDue to criticism over the use of caucuses to determine Colorado’s presidential nominees the state is taking steps towards adopting a primary election system for the next election. A bill was passed out of the Colorado House of Representatives yesterday that would require the Governor to set a presidential primary date for any Continue reading

CO House To Discuss Life Without Parole For Juveniles

prisone-orange-jumpsuitA bill that looks to reexamine life without parole for youth offenders in the state of Colorado has passed through the senate and now will head to the house for a vote. The bill looks to align Colorado with the United States Supreme Courts opinion that life without parole for juvenile offenders is unconstitutional. If passed the state would have to revisit 49 Continue reading

Control Over Oil Rig Locations

Co-Oil-Gas-300As the battle for local control over energy production continues in the courts, the Colorado House decided not to weigh in on the debate.  The House rejected a bill yesterday that would have allowed local governments more control over where oil and gas wells were located.  The legislation specifically said the Oil and Gas Continue reading

Bill To Remove Co Pays From Birth Control Moves Through House

BC-PILLA bill that would allow women access to the birth control without being subject to co-pays passed a House second reading vote yesterday. The bill would clarify the existing law so that insurance companies can’t deny coverage or require women to pay out-of-pocket costs for all FDA-approved forms of birth control. The bill aims to fill gaps n federal Continue reading