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
- Thursday March 23-
 
 
Colorado transportation bill clears first hurdle in the House
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/colorado-lawmakers-get-earful-from-residents-transportation/
 
 

Centerpiece transportation funding bill crosses first hurdle
http://coloradopolitics.com/centerpiece-transportation-funding-bill-crosses-first-hurdle/
 
 
Bill to raise sales tax for transportation passes first test
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/164522/transportation-tax-first-committee
 
 
State budget plan restores nearly $1M El Paso County child welfare services stood to lose
http://gazette.com/state-budget-plan-restores-nearly-1m-el-paso-county-child-welfare-services-stood-to-lose/article/1599507
 
 
Bill to tackle rural teacher shortage runs into union roadblock
http://coloradopolitics.com/bill-tackle-rural-teacher-shortage-runs-union-roadblock/
 
 
A proposed state “crackdown” on marijuana home grows is getting weaker as it moves along
https://www.denverite.com/proposed-state-crackdown-marijuana-home-grows-getting-weaker-moves-along-32139/
 
 
‘First real floor fight’ of session erupts over ‘sanctuary’ Ralph Carr bill
https://www.coloradostatesman.com/first-real-floor-fight-session-erupts-sanctuary-ralph-carr-bill/
 
 

In pre-emptive strike against Trump, Colorado House tries to block state from cooperating with a Muslim registry
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/colorado-house-democrats-donald-trump-muslim-registry/
 
 
Republicans oppose protecting non-citizens from a federal roundup of minorities
http://coloradopolitics.com/republicans-oppose-protecting-non-citizens-federal-roundup-minorities/
 
 
Colorado House becomes embroiled in fight over protecting Muslims from federal government, Trump presidency
http://gazette.com/colorado-house-becomes-embroiled-in-fight-over-protecting-muslims-from-federal-government-trump-presidency/article/1599498
 
 

Colorado GOP Rep. Phil Covarrubias defends Japanese internment as the type of thing that happens “in the heat of combat”
https://www.denverite.com/colorado-gop-rep-phil-covarrubias-defends-japanese-internment-debate-ralph-carr-bill-32137/
 
 
Neville rides wave with ‘constitutional carry’ gun bill, fails to win over Dems
https://www.coloradostatesman.com/concealed-carry-tim-neville-constitutional-carry/
 
 
Gun supporters urge lawmakers to allow school employees to carry concealed weapons
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/firey-debate-over-bill-conceal-to-carry-on-school-grounds/
 
 
Colorado’s opioid abuse problem draws state lawmakers’ attention
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/colorado-opioid-abuse-problem-draws-attention/
 
 
Legislation would put revenue to work in rural Colorado
http://coloradopolitics.com/legislation-would-put-revenue-to-work-in-rural-colorado/
 
 

Seaplanes in Colorado could take off under pilot program
http://coloradopolitics.com/seaplanes-colorado-pilot-project/
 
 
Driverless-car bill approved by Colorado Senate, now on the road to House
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/driverless-cars-colorado-senate/
 
 
Bill allowing driverless vehicles passes Colorado Senate
http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/03/22/bill-allowing-driverless-vehicles-passes-colorado.html
 
 
Colorado's Agriculture Industry Honored At State Capitol
http://denver.cbslocal.com/video/category/news-politics/3639690-colorados-agriculture-industry-honored-at-state-capitol/
 
 
Film incentives could be cut out of next year's Colorado state budget
http://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/03/22/film-incentives-could-be-cut-out-of-next-years.html
 
 

Colorado may cut incentives to lure movies and TV shows
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/colorado-movie-tv-incentives/
 
 
Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the affordable condo crisis
http://www.coloradoindependent.com/164499/colorado-affordable-housing-crisis-construction-defects-bill
 
 
Neil Gorsuch takes another step toward Supreme Court nomination
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/22/neil-gorsuch-supreme-court-confirmation-hearings-day-3/
 
 

OPINION:  Gorsuch is a man of decency, moral seriousness and respect
http://www.denverpost.com/2017/03/21/gorsuch-a-man-of-decency-moral-seriousness-and-respect/
 
 
Colorado Case Comes Up In Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing
http://denver.cbslocal.com/video/category/news-politics/3639954-colorado-case-comes-up-in-gorsuch-confirmation-hearing/
 
 
Gorsuch to Democrats: No return to “horse and buggy” era
https://www.denverite.com/gorsuch-democrats-no-return-horse-buggy-era-32133/?src=parsely
 
 
Hickenlooper: Perhaps Gorsuch confirmation should be delayed as clouds gather over Trump
http://gazette.com/hickenlooper-perhaps-gorsuch-confirmation-should-be-delayed-as-clouds-gather-over-trump/article/1599488



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