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 21 -
 
 

Legislative session erupts into shouts and accusations over negotiations on major bills
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/164990/hpf-trans-budget-negotiations-collapse
 
Lawmakers signal an impasse over Hospital Provider Fee negotiations
http://coloradopolitics.com/lawmakers-signal-impasse-hospital-provider-fee-negotiations/
 
Legislature erupts into shouts and accusations over negotiations on major bills
https://www.denverite.com/legislative-session-erupts-shouts-accusations-negotiations-major-bills-34183/?src=parsely
 
Meltdown in Colorado legislature over centerpiece issues
http://coloradopolitics.com/insights-meltdown-colorado-legislature-centerpiece-issues/
 
Colorado lawmakers’ grand bargain on transportation appears doomed
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/20/colorado-transportation-bill-appears-doomed/
 
Troubled Colorado transportation funding bill faces roadblocks
http://coloradopolitics.com/troubled-colorado-transportation-funding-bill-faces-roadblocks/
 
For what it’s worth, Caldara says he’s going forward on transportation initiative
https://www.coloradostatesman.com/for-what-its-worth-caldara-says-hes-going-forward-on-transportation-initiative/
 

Bills to increase road funding likely headed for a crash
http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/04/20/bills-to-increase-road-funding-likely-headed-for-a.html
 
Prospects fading for tax increase to fund Colorado transportation solution
http://gazette.com/prospects-fading-for-tax-increase-to-fund-colorado-transportation-solution/article/1601465
 
EDITORIAL:  A dead end for Colorado transportation measure?
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/20/colorado-lawmakers-should-stop-frittering-away-chances-to-secure-new-transportation-money/
 
Legislation you’ve never heard of gives your wallet the biggest jolt — in a good way
http://coloradopolitics.com/energy-efficiency-colorado/
 
Colorado PTSD marijuana bill advances to House vote, gains amendments focused on children
http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/04/20/colorado-medical-marijuana-ptsd-bill-house-children/77500/
 
Colorado House rejects effort to ban cannabis use in churches; approves PTSD
http://coloradopolitics.com/colorado-house-rejects-effort-ban-cannabis-use-churches-approves-ptsd/
 
Colorado House rejects ban on cannabis use in churches, OKs medical marijuana for PTSD
http://gazette.com/colorado-house-rejects-ban-on-cannabis-use-in-churches-oks-medical-marijuana-for-ptsd/article/1601467
 

After hours of pained testimony, homeless ‘right to rest’ bill fails on bipartisan vote
https://www.coloradostatesman.com/after-hours-of-pained-testimony-homeless-right-to-rest-bill-fails-on-bipartisan-vote/
 
Homeless still must move along after Colorado ‘Right to Rest’ bill is killed again
http://coloradopolitics.com/homeless-colorado-right-rest/
 
Homeless "Bill of Rights" Shot Down at State Capitol After Ten-Hour Hearing
http://www.westword.com/news/colorado-legislatures-kill-a-homeless-right-to-rest-bill-8988563
 
Lawmaker informs school on JROTC protocol after homeless student wears uniform to testify
http://coloradopolitics.com/lawmaker-colorado-jrotc-homeless/
 
Measure to require arbitration for construction defects disputes gets the ax in the House
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/20/binding-arbitration-measure-construction-defects-disputes/
 
Colorado House lawmakers: Deal on bill proponents say will spur condominium housing
http://www.aurorasentinel.com/news/colorado-house-lawmakers-deal-on-bill-to-spur-housing/
 
Colorado teen sexting compromise gets first nod as victims’ advocates, prosecutors come to terms
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/20/teen-sexting-penalties-colorado-legislature/
 
State energy-efficiency-program renewal faces main legislative hurdle Thursday
https://www.coloradostatesman.com/state-energy-efficiency-program-renewal-faces-main-legislative-hurdle-thursday/
 
Hickenlooper on why he’s still so hesitant on pot
http://coloradopolitics.com/watch-hickenlooper-hes-still-hesitant-pot/
 
VIDEO:  Hickenlooper - Why he still hesitates on legal pot
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J63gr8l6JlM&feature=youtu.be
 
Denver spent $14.5 million to settle lawsuits against police and sheriff in just 3 years
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/20/denvers-settle-police-sheriff-cases-14-5-million/
 
Colorado Springs, police agree to pay $212,000 to settle racial profiling lawsuit
http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-police-agree-to-pay-212000-to-settle-racial-profiling-lawsuit/article/1601442
 

Largest Fraud Case in Colorado Pot-Biz History or Legit Investment?
http://www.westword.com/news/largest-fraud-case-in-colorado-marijuana-industry-history-or-legit-investment-8961858
 
EDITORIAL: Court should stomp out bigotry of states
http://gazette.com/editorial-court-should-stomp-out-bigotry-of-states/article/1601427
 
Colorado Springs, police agree to pay $212,000 to settle racial profiling lawsuit
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/04/20/colorado-springs-police-racial-profiling-settlement/



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