Ryan Maye Handy

Position: Herald Staff Writer

State lawmakers consider tougher financial oversight on hard-rock mining

Colorado senators gave initial approval to a bill this week that would make Colorado the first western hard-rock mining state to ban the practice of self-bonding, a controversial financial surety...

DATE: March 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Legislative panel approves ‘red flag’ gun bill after fierce testimony from both sides

DENVER – A Colorado legislative panel gave initial approval to a controversial “red flag” bill that allows courts to seize firearms from people considered to be a threat to themselves and others....

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Colorado House hears of testimonty on ‘red flag’ gun bill

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers were poised to give initial approval late Thursday night to a bill that would allow law enforcement officers to seize guns from people considered to be a threat to...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

Barbara McLachlan to seek re-election in 2020

Rep. Barbara McLachlan, a Democrat from Durango, will run for re-election in 2020, according to an affidavit submitted last month to the Colorado Secretary of State. McLachlan, a retired teacher,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

State senator breaks with party line to support sex ed bill

Montrose Republican Sen. Don Coram is leading a state effort to fund a controversial sex education program in Colorado’s public schools, the latest example of the senator’s unusual break with his...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: News

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