Democratic nominee for governor Jared Polis takes direction before a debate at CBS 4 Denver's studio in Denver on Oct. 5, 2018. (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

It wasn’t just cash: How texting cannabis voters and tech outreach strategies lifted Jared Polis to victory

The Democratic governor-elect employed unique strategies to help drive support and beat his Republican rival in Colorado’s governor’s race

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

After facing U.S. Supreme Court criticism, Colorado’s civil rights division blasted by auditor as slow, not transparent

The Colorado auditor’s office found that the “division is slow to investigate complaints and the commission operates in a manner that is not transparent"

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021