Colorado Gun Laws http://kvnf.org en Colorado Democrats Strike Down Background Check Repeal http://kvnf.org/post/colorado-democrats-strike-down-background-check-repeal The gun debate that riveted the state capitol in 2013, once again took center stage Monday. Fewer people came to the capitol to testify on a key gun bill than the last round, but emotions were still strong.<p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 21:58:51 +0000 Bente Birkeland 21858 at http://kvnf.org Colorado Democrats Strike Down Background Check Repeal A Look Ahead At The Upcoming Legislative Session http://kvnf.org/post/look-ahead-upcoming-legislative-session <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Going into the 2014 legislative session, Colorado Democrats are still in the majority at the capitol. With an election year looming, party leaders – including Senate President-elect Morgan Carroll – say they want to focus on creating more jobs.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:04:12 +0000 Bente Birkeland 20415 at http://kvnf.org A Look Ahead At The Upcoming Legislative Session Hickenlooper Speaks To 2014 Legislative Agenda http://kvnf.org/post/hickenlooper-speaks-2014-legislative-agenda Governor John Hickenlooper says he wants to focus on jobs, the economy and non-partisan issues during the next legislative session. As he outlined his agenda Thursday, his biggest hope is that politics will take a back seat.<p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:09:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 20103 at http://kvnf.org Hickenlooper Speaks To 2014 Legislative Agenda Following Arapahoe, Lawmakers Reflect On Gun Laws http://kvnf.org/post/following-arapahoe-lawmakers-reflect-gun-laws Once again, Colorado lawmakers are heading into a legislative session following a school shooting.<p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:14:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 20073 at http://kvnf.org Following Arapahoe, Lawmakers Reflect On Gun Laws Following A Turbulent Year, Colorado Lawmakers Unsure What 2014 Holds http://kvnf.org/post/following-turbulent-year-colorado-lawmakers-unsure-what-2014-holds When Colorado lawmakers return in January, the makeup of the state Senate will be different. Coming off a tumultuous off session with two first-ever recalls and a resignation can do that. The state’s Democrats now have a new Senate President and only a one-seat hold on the majority.<p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:55:34 +0000 Bente Birkeland 19799 at http://kvnf.org Following A Turbulent Year, Colorado Lawmakers Unsure What 2014 Holds KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, December 12, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-december-12-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Private Gun Sales affected by New Background Check Law</li><li>US Fish &amp; Wildlife Says BLM Sage-Grouse Plan is Too Weak</li><li>Bross was First Luxury Hotel in Delta County</li><li>Pataognia CEO Defends Company's Stance on Fracking</li><li>Western Governors Launch Wildlife Mapping Project Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:43:49 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19745 at http://kvnf.org Private Gun Sales See Effect From New Background Check Law http://kvnf.org/post/private-gun-sales-see-effect-new-background-check-law Democratic state lawmakers say a new law requiring universal background checks for gun purchases is working well. Data from the Department of Public Safety shows 2 percent of private gun sales were blocked because of the law.<p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:53:11 +0000 Bente Birkeland 19740 at http://kvnf.org Private Gun Sales See Effect From New Background Check Law KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, November 29, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-november-29-2013 <p></p><p><b>Headlines</b></p><ul><li>MSHA&nbsp;Team Will Investigate Ouray&nbsp;Mine Accident</li><li>KDNK's <em>Sounds of the High Country -&nbsp;</em> Marshall Swearingen&nbsp;on Repurposing a South Dakota Mine for Physics Research</li><li>State Senator Evie Hudak Resigns</li><li>Salvation Army in Grand Junction Feeds 700 on Thanksgiving</li><li>KVNF Sports Report Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:39:07 +0000 Travis Bubenik 19200 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-november-20-2013 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Pilot Dies in Plane Crash Near Cedaredge</li><li>Feds Investigating Pagosa Springs Resort for possible links to Drug Money</li><li>Coloradans Still Have Mixed Feelings on Hickenlooper Policies</li><li>Forecasters Sending Warnings about Backcountry Avalanches</li><li>Rifle Man Dies in Crash on I-70</li><li>Gun Reform Advocates Rally in Denver Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:26:11 +0000 Travis Bubenik 18841 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Local Newscast Friday, July 12, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-local-newscast-friday-july-12-2013 <ul><li>Negotiations over SB252 begin this week</li><li>North Fork environmental groups continue to pressure lawmakers to preserve valley from oil and gas development</li><li>Fire on Green Mountain extinguished</li><li>Telluride focuses on reducing greenhouse gases</li><li>Opponents on both sides claim victory in recent gun ruling</li><li>Hickenlooper wants tax increase to fund schools</li><li>Sand Creek survivors file suit<br><p></p></li></ul> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:31:11 +0000 Marty Durlin 12989 at http://kvnf.org