Surrounded by family and friends, Rhonda Fields, center left, and Christine Wolfe, center right, the mothers of Javad Marshall-Fields and Vivian Wolfe, approach the site where the couple was gunned down June 20, 2005, at the corner of East Idaho Place and Dayton Street, during a candlelight vigil Thursday, July 21, 2005. The shooting led to the death penalty conviction of Robert Ray and Sir Mario Owens. Rhonda Fields is now a state senator. (AP Photo/Aurora Sentinel and Daily Sun, Patrick Kelley)

Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage

The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.

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Colorado joins 19 other states in suing to stop Trump administration rule allowing health care workers to refuse abortions

The attorney general's office says the rule conflicts with Colorado laws, including ones that protect a women's access to birth control

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China tariffs are translating into higher prices, strategic shifts for the outdoor industry. But “it’s not something you can do overnight.”

The Colorado makers of Dynafit ski boots, Hestra gloves, Flylow Gear fishing gear and more share their approach to the U.S-China trade war

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Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuit

The state’s consumer protection laws were ranked among the weakest in the U.S. by a consumer advocacy group. The legislature responded, passing an overhaul 30 years in the making that Attorney General Phil Weiser said is “a big deal"