The blighted Diagonal Plaza, located in the Opportunity Zone in Boulder, designated under the 2017 Tax Cuts And Jobs Act. The Opportunity Zones program seeks to lure private capital into distressed neighborhoods in exchange for big tax breaks. (Jonathan Castner, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The massive GOP tax bill created a powerful incentive to invest in distressed communities — including one in Boulder

Investors are already comparing Opportunity Zone funds to “Apple stock,” but it remains to be seen how the program would actually benefit the areas designated

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Without a single Republican in support, national popular vote effort moves to Colorado governor’s desk

Senate BIll 42 faced stiff opposition from the GOP as it made its way through the Colorado legislature in recent weeks, ending in hours of debate over Wednesday and Thursday

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A push to fix Colorado’s lowest-in-the-nation vaccine rates has an unexpected critic: Jared Polis

A state lawmaker wants to eliminate the personal-belief exemption for immunizations as threat of an outbreak looms.

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He fled China 30 years ago in search of the American dream. Now, he helps others build a better life in Greeley.

Yukwan Lee is living the American dream -- but in this case it’s the Chinese dream, too.