Outgoing Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper stands with his wife, Robin Pringle, and son, Teddy, before the inauguration of Jared Polis at the Colorado State Capitol on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. (Pool photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post)

Governors like John Hickenlooper try to crack the senator scramble to be president

Hickenlooper has been basing his nascent campaign around the argument that he has a record of uniting divided constituencies to get things done in a two-party battleground state

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Michael Bennet proposes a $1 trillion climate change fund, wants net-zero U.S. emissions by 2050

Bennet, who is running for president in 20202, said he tried to design the plan so any subsequent Republican administrations could not easily overturn his actions

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Sunriser: Colorado’s 20,669 gun deaths / Mushrooms as medicine in Denver? / Severe abortion law failed in Colorado (for now) / much more

Gun-storage laws are in the conversation after the STEM School shooting, plus the latest and greatest stories from around the state.

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Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening

Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children