From left: State Sen. Jack Tate, R-Centennial, shakes hands with Gov. John Hickenlooper. (Provided by Colorado Senate GOP)

Colorado state senator won’t seek re-election following sexual harassment allegation, cites “personal financial obligations”

In a Facebook post announcing the move, Sen. Jack Tate, R-Centennial, said he began considering when to leave the legislature months before he was accused of sexual harassment

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Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells to 1,000 feet following Proposition 112’s failure

The Colorado Petroleum Council supported the new rule, calling it a compromise produced by cooperation

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The 38-year war over access to a San Luis Valley ranch, called Cielo Vista, could be nearing its end

“This is a unique opportunity in time to begin a new direction,” said William Harrison, the owner of Cielo Vista Ranch says, promising to work with locals to better define their historic right to access his land

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Colorado baker, central in U.S. Supreme back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegation

Lawyers for Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver, are suing to try to stop the state from taking action against him over the new discrimination allegation