Colorado Bans Open Burns

If you live in the state of Colorado, put an indefinite hold on campfires, charcoal barbecues and fireworks. The state has issued a ban on open burning, private fireworks or anything that would create a potential fire danger. Gov. John Hickenlooper assured Coloradoans that they would still be able to enjoy the outdoors, as long … Continue reading

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Colorado Tort Laws

Tort reform refers to setting limits on how much the at-fault party would need to pay the victim in certain injury cases. Currently, 23 states have laws that set caps for “noneconomic damages,” including Colorado. Major Caps and Exceptions Colorado tort law sets the limit for damages related to pain, suffering and emotional distress at … Continue reading

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Congress Debates Motorcycle-Only Checkpoints

A letter to the House-Senate Surface Transportation Reauthorization Conference Committee signed by 31 members of Congress urges the committee to block federal funding from going to motorcycles-only checkpoints (MOCs). Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis) and Tom Petri (R-Wis) wrote the letter, which has bipartisan support from their colleagues and many members of the motorcycle community. The … Continue reading

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