The oil and gas industry holds a rally outside of the Colorado Capitol on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, ahead of the first committee hearing for Senate Bill 181. The legislation would add signficant new regulation to the industry and is being brought by Democrats. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

How would new regulations impact the oil and gas industry in Colorado? Here’s what we know.

One of the most debated points of the Colorado legislation is its economic impact, but both sides acknowledge they don’t know all the answers

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Colorado’s Senate president blocked a Facebook commenter. That cost taxpayers $25,000 — and he’s not the first to prompt a payout

Leroy Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, agreed as part of a settlement to not remove comments from his official Facebook page or block users in the future

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Polis, Democrats will seek voter approval to boost nicotine taxes to raise money for education and health care

The increased tax on cigarettes and a new tax on vaping products is expected to raise about $300 million annually if approved by voters in November, sources say

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Effort to develop Colorado-run health insurance option heads to Gov. Polis’ desk

The public option legislation directs the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing and the Department of Regulatory Agencies to deliver a proposal in November