Teachers, students and supporters picket in front of East High School as Denver Public School teachers enter their first day of strikes on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

The Denver teacher strike is over. Now lawmakers are trying to solve Colorado’s chronic education funding problem.

One plan under discussion at the statehouse would raise an additional $451 million every year to educate students, while another would impact property taxes and change how funds are distributed.

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Want cheaper electricity? Xcel Energy wants to help — if you’re willing to do your laundry at 2 a.m.

Xcel is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to put all of its residential customers in Colorado on time-of-use rates to blunt the demand for electricity on summer afternoons and early evenings.

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Colorado lawmakers failed to pass a bill to improve immunization rates in 2019. What’s new this year?

Hundreds of people, many of them opposed to vaccines, filled the Capitol hallways Wednesday to testify on a bill that makes it harder to get an exemption