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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Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening

Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children

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With Denver’s vote on magic mushrooms, will Colorado anchor a psychedelic medicine revolution?

Psilocybin joins ketamine, MDMA on list of maligned substances studied for medicinal use

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Colorado considered an abortion law more severe than Alabama. It failed, for now.

The state is a refuge for women seeking an abortion, but Democrats see room to improve with the repeal of a constitutional amendment