State of Colorado Resources

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 Agency Databases.

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Colorado State Agency Databases

Colorado State Agency Databases

"This is an annotated list of databases produced by Colorado State Agencies listed by database subject." As of January 2017 topics are:

  • About Colorado
  • Agriculture & Food Sources
  • Business, Finance & Economy
  • Community & Social Services
  • Crime, Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
  • Earth & the Environment
  • Education
  • Government Agencies & Elected Officials
  • Government Finances & Contracts
  • Health, Medicine & Safety
  • History, People & Culture
  • Jobs & Unemployment
  • Laws, Legislative Materials, and Legal Issues
  • Licensing
  • Military & Veterans
  • Recreation, Travel & Tourism
  • Science & Technology
  • Statistics, Data & Mapping/GIS
  • Transportation
  • Voting & Elections

Other Colorado Resources

Colorado Encyclopedia.

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.

Colorado Virtual Library.

Features current and historical information.

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