Bills galore introduced in annual legislative session

Mar 1, 2017

More than 400 bills have so far been introduced during Colorado’s annual legislative session. Many of the bills that are controversial are short-lived, even if the debates last for hours. 

So why do lawmakers spend so much time on legislation that will never see the light of day? As Bente Birkeland reports, sometimes it’s intended to send a message other times it’s part of a long-term goal.