Waste spills out from an abandoned mine in Clear Creek County in August 2018. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

50 million gallons of polluted water pours daily from mine sites across the U.S., including Colorado

That torrent is poisoning aquatic life and tainting water supplies in Montana, California, Colorado, Oklahoma and at least five other states.

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Colorado is among the growing number of states using redistricting commissions

Here's a look at some of the states using commissions or other nontraditional methods for the next round of redistricting, after the 2020 Census.

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Split among Democrats on two major issues comes as Colorado’s legislative session heads into final sprint

The paid parental and family leave bill, as well as a measure to abolish Colorado’s death penalty, have been delayed by internal party concerns