CBA Daily Media Briefing

Each morning, the CBA brings you our daily media briefing of the top trending legal stories in the state of Colorado. Questions, comments, concerns? Email us at socialmedia@cobar.org.

Daily Media Briefing
- Friday April 13 -
 
 
 
Under the Dome
 
“Red flag” law for Colorado in the works, the last shot of getting gun control through both chambers this session
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/169746/red-flag-law-colorado-gun-control
 
Secret prisoners bill passes Colorado House committee
http://www.9news.com/article/news/local/investigations/secret-prisoners-bill-passes-colorado-house-committee/73-534825336
 
Hickenlooper says he'll sign 'secret prisons' bill
http://www.9news.com/article/news/investigations/hickenlooper-says-hell-sign-secret-prisons-bill/73-537772740
 
Colorado Transportation Funding Bill Advances
https://www.constructionequipmentguide.com/colorado-transportation-funding-bill-advances/39912
 
Anti-squatters bill wins unanimous vote from crucial House committee
https://coloradopolitics.com/squatters-bill-house-vote/?tr_soc_t
 
‘Idaho stop’ bike bill rolls through House 1st approval
https://coloradopolitics.com/idaho-stop-house-first-approval/?tr_soc_t
 
SB18-144: Bicycle Operation Approaching Intersection
http://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb18-144
 
Should bicyclists be allowed to treat stop signs like yield signs?
http://www.9news.com/article/news/local/should-bicyclists-be-allowed-to-treat-stop-signs-like-yield-signs/73-537835051
 
Ballot initiative seeks to fix Colorado school funding inadequacy
http://www.journal-advocate.com/sterling-local_news/ci_31798904/
 
Bill on Great Outdoors Colorado gets opposition based on prairie dogs, coyotes
https://coloradopolitics.com/goco-colorado-prairie-dogs/?tr_soc_t
 
SB18-066: Extend Operation Of State Lottery Division
https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb18-066
 
Bill would let school nurses dispense medical pot
https://www.gjsentinel.com/news/western_colorado/bill-would-let-school-nurses-dispense-medical-pot/article_2943c2b0-3e11-11e8-b337-10604b9f6eda.html
 
Why the cannabis industry is upset about Colorado’s pot lounge plans
https://herb.co/marijuana/news/colorado-social-consumption-pot-lounges
 
Colorado Bill Aims to Protect Water Near Mining Operations
https://www.newsdeeply.com/water/articles/2018/04/13/colorado-bill-aims-to-protect-water-near-mining-operations
 
A new bill proposes connecting cars with roadways in Colorado
http://www.kjct8.com/content/news/HB-18-1188-proposes-new-electronic-data-infrastructure-479585623.html
 
The fight surrounding the future of the Colorado Energy Office is over
http://www.9news.com/article/money/business/the-fight-surrounding-the-future-of-the-colorado-energy-office-is-over/73-537409736
 
Deadly Fire Prompts New Bill
http://www.rmpbs.org/blogs/news/deadly-fire-prompts-new-bill/
 
AP: Sexual misconduct claims adding up in state legislatures
http://rapidcityjournal.com/news/legislature/ap-sexual-misconduct-claims-adding-up-in-state-legislatures/article_ed493a68-ce94-5463-89ee-ee951ccc774a.html
 
Lawmakers plan to return to the Capitol over the summer to revise statehouse policy on sexual harassment
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/169716/colorado-general-assembly-sexual-harassment
 
With 4 weeks to go, hundreds of bills still awaiting final action in Colorado Legislature
https://durangoherald.com/articles/218044
 
Colorado state budget clears conference committee, but disagreement remains over how to spend some of the money
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/169720/colorado-state-budget-clears-conference-committee
 
Colorado's $28.9 Billion State Budget Passes Conference
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/colorado/articles/2018-04-11/colorados-289-billion-state-budget-passes-conference
 
OPINION: Standing up for consumers through Arbitration Service Provider Transparency Act (Rep. Dylan Roberts)
https://www.vaildaily.com/opinion/roberts-standing-up-for-consumers-through-arbitration-service-provider-transparency-act-column/
 
 
 
Judicial
 
Nathan Coats to be Colorado’s next chief justice
https://coloradopolitics.com/coats-chief-justice-colorado/
 
Justice Nathan B. Coats named next chief justice of Colorado
http://www.9news.com/article/news/local/justice-nathan-b-coats-named-next-chief-justice-of-colorado/73-537726427
 
Colo. Supreme Court denies El Paso County appeal in ACLU battle over ICE holds at jail
https://coloradopolitics.com/colo-supreme-court-denies-el-paso-county-appeal-in-aclu-battle-over-ice-holds-at-jail/
 
CO Supreme Court denies El Paso sheriff’s appeal in ICE detainer case
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/169742/co-supreme-court-denies-el-paso-sheriffs-appeal-in-ice-detainer-case
 
Judge: Colorado electors must follow popular vote
http://littletonindependent.net/stories/judge-colorado-electors-must-follow-popular-vote,260587
 
ICYMI: A federal judge dismissed the ‘Hamilton Elector’ lawsuit in Colorado. But that’s what they wanted
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/169705/judge-dismiss-electoral-college-faithless-hamilton-electors



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