Lawmakers in the Colorado House of Representatives debated a ban the box bill on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado employers, colleges could soon be prevented from asking about criminal histories on their applications

So-called “ban-the-box” bills have failed in the legislature in the past. If the General Assembly passes the employment measure this year, Colorado would become the 12th state to have such a policy for private businesses

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Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

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Equifax to pay up to $700 million in data breach settlement, including more than $3 million to Colorado

Colorado will receive $3.16 million in the settlement after the personal information of more than 2.5 million Coloradans was exposed in a breach