CBA Daily Media Briefing

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Daily Media Briefing
- Thursday March 23-
Colorado transportation bill clears first hurdle in the House

Centerpiece transportation funding bill crosses first hurdle
Bill to raise sales tax for transportation passes first test
State budget plan restores nearly $1M El Paso County child welfare services stood to lose
Bill to tackle rural teacher shortage runs into union roadblock
A proposed state “crackdown” on marijuana home grows is getting weaker as it moves along
‘First real floor fight’ of session erupts over ‘sanctuary’ Ralph Carr bill

In pre-emptive strike against Trump, Colorado House tries to block state from cooperating with a Muslim registry
Republicans oppose protecting non-citizens from a federal roundup of minorities
Colorado House becomes embroiled in fight over protecting Muslims from federal government, Trump presidency

Colorado GOP Rep. Phil Covarrubias defends Japanese internment as the type of thing that happens “in the heat of combat”
Neville rides wave with ‘constitutional carry’ gun bill, fails to win over Dems
Gun supporters urge lawmakers to allow school employees to carry concealed weapons
Colorado’s opioid abuse problem draws state lawmakers’ attention
Legislation would put revenue to work in rural Colorado

Seaplanes in Colorado could take off under pilot program
Driverless-car bill approved by Colorado Senate, now on the road to House
Bill allowing driverless vehicles passes Colorado Senate
Colorado's Agriculture Industry Honored At State Capitol
Film incentives could be cut out of next year's Colorado state budget

Colorado may cut incentives to lure movies and TV shows
Why Colorado lawmakers hope this is the year to solve the affordable condo crisis
Neil Gorsuch takes another step toward Supreme Court nomination

OPINION:  Gorsuch is a man of decency, moral seriousness and respect
Colorado Case Comes Up In Gorsuch Confirmation Hearing
Gorsuch to Democrats: No return to “horse and buggy” era
Hickenlooper: Perhaps Gorsuch confirmation should be delayed as clouds gather over Trump

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