Colorado became the 38th state on August 1, 1876, thus the nickname "Centennial State." The State Legislature is made up of a General Assembly with Representatives (65, elected by district, led by Speaker of the House) and Senators (35, elected by district, led by the President of the Senate). State law is found in the Colorado Statutes Annotated. Citizens may be interested in information supplied by various State Agencies.
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"This is an annotated list of databases produced by Colorado State Agencies listed by database subject." As of January 2017 topics are:
Information about Colorado's past and present: people, places, events, and things. Entries are arranged by themes (Origins, Diversity, Community, Ecology, Political Economy, and Place), maps, and timelines.
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