Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses the crowd from the main stage at the Blue Sneaker Ball to celebrate the inauguration of Gov. Jared Polis at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on January 8, 2019. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Democrats like John Hickenlooper strain to claim they have 2020 fundraising chops

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's presidential campaign said it reached $1 million in fundraising in less than 48 hours and received donations from all 50 states

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Plutonium found in Rocky Flats soil near Denver, though 2nd test shows lower level

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said it is trying to sort out the conflicting results

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Lobbying spending sets new record in Colorado, as interests shift to influence Democratic-controlled Capitol

Business interests, associations, nonprofits and other groups spent more than $36.4 million on lobbyists in fiscal year 2019 to influence Colorado lawmakers and government agencies

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Police, not counselors, respond when suicidal teens call Safe2Tell for help. Utah may have a better way.

A state lawmaker and experts are looking at how to streamline Safe2Tell and the Colorado Crisis Services line to improve response