Mark Ferrandino

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  • Colorado advances marijuana banking plan

    A divisive plan to create the world's first financial system for marijuana came back to life in the Colorado Legislature Friday, when lawmakers revived a bill sponsors called the state's best hope for moving the marijuana industry away from its all-cash basis.

  • Colorado won't hike tobacco age to 21

    Colorado lawmakers voted not to raise the tobacco age from 18 to 21 Wednesday, making Colorado the third state this year to consider but reject the higher smoking age.

  • AP NewsBreak: Marijuana 'loophole' bill unlikely

    A legal loophole in Colorado's marijuana law that allows people to grow hundreds of pot plants without going through background checks or paying taxes is likely staying - for now, legislators were told Tuesday.

  • Parts of failed Colo. school plan could be revived

    An ambitious plan by lawmakers last year to overhaul Colorado's school finances was rejected by voters, but it's not exactly back to the drawing board as legislators this year try to revive pieces of the mammoth education overhaul.

  • ** FILE ** Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, center, talks with Rep. Joseph Salazar, left, and House Speaker Mark Ferrandino, right, D-Denver, about her bill on limiting the size of ammunition magazines at the Capitol in Denver on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

    Colo. lawmakers clash over Democrat's guns and rape comment

    Colorado Republican women called on Democrats to denounce state Rep. Joe Salazar's remarks about rape and guns, but instead he received a vote of confidence.

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