Voters cast ballots at Denver's 14th Avenue and Bannock Street polling station on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado lawmakers are sparring over a plan to bypass the Electoral College. Here’s what’s at stake.

Democrats aim to make the popular vote paramount in the U.S., but Republican state lawmakers counter that Senate Bill 42 would hurt less populous states like Colorado

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Conservation groups ask judge to halt Trump administration drilling plan citing sage grouse

The 2015 sage grouse plans are widely considered to have stopped the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing sage grouse under the Endangered Species Act

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An effort to ensure Colorado police and sheriffs aren’t carrying out federal immigration law has drawn Polis’ concerns

House Bill 1124 codifies a court ruling preventing jails from holding people just on immigration offenses and would prevent Colorado police from working on behalf of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. But it started out much more sweeping