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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PopSockets, Sonos complain of bullying by tech giants like Amazon in Congressional hearing held in Boulder

The hearing by the House antitrust subcommittee is investigating anti-competitive practices by “the gatekeepers.”

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Republican state Rep. Susan Beckman resigns to join Trump administration

Beckman, of Littleton, announced her resignation on Friday. Last year she ran to be chair of the Colorado GOP.

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U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear Colorado’s presidential electors case. Here’s why the state thinks it will win.

The key question in a case that could affect the entire Electoral College: Do presidential electors have to follow the popular vote?