Colorado is reportedly on the cusp of getting its ownlaw even as Democrats fight for one .
Jared Polis, the state's Democratic governor, is likely to sign legislation banning internet service providers from getting Colorado taxpayer money if they slow internet access down or unfairly speed up certain websites, the Denver Post reported.
Senate Bill 78 passed Colorado's House and Senate chambers along strict party lines -- all Democrats voted in favor, Republicans against, the paper noted. Polis, who founded internet access company American Information Systems while he was in college, apparently supports it.
The governor's office didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
California also has its own net neutrality law, but the state'sdue to legal complications.
Nationally, the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC)Obama-era net neutrality rules and they in June 2018. Last Wednesday, Democrats the Save the Internet Act of 2019 to restore them.
However, President Donald Trump's advisors said on Monday that they'llthe bill if it makes it through the Republican-led Senate.
First published at 5:27 a.m. PT.
Updated 6:20 a.m. PT: Adds more detail.