From left: Colorado's U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner, a Republican, and Michael Bennet, a Democrat. (The Colorado Sun)

Here’s how Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet voted as the U.S. Senate rejected both plans for reopening government

Republican Cory Gardner voted for both the Republican and Democratic plans to reopen the federal government Thursday. Democrat Michael Bennet voted against the Republican plan and for the Democrats' one.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget plan

Gov. Jared Polis also says he wants to work with the legislature to find a sustainable solution for transportation funding, which could mean some form of a tax increase. One option is to take a regional approach as opposed to a statewide one.

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Do you have a good idea for a new state law? Here’s how to get it drafted by Colorado lawmakers

All 100 state lawmakers are allowed to introduce five bills each year, and the deadline for the first three ideas is Dec. 2.