Gov. John Hickenlooper touted the 2018 legislative session as the most successful one under his two terms in office.
The session saw bipartisan compromise on a number of big issues, including fixes to the Public Employees’ Retirement Association as well as funding solutions for transportation and two state entities — the Colorado Civil Rights Division and the Colorado Energy Office.
But compromise failed on a few fronts, including a push to establish a supervised injection facility and attempts to ban assault weapons and bump stocks statewide.
Here’s a rundown of session highlights, and a look at initiatives that are anticipated to make a comeback next year.