Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during a rally held to help kick off his presidential campaign at the Greek Amphitheater in Denver's Civic Center Park on Thursday, March 7, 2019. (Andy Colwell, Special to The Colorado Sun)

2020 by the numbers: Democratic presidential candidates are posting big campaign stats

How many ways can you measure the first quarter of the year? For Democratic presidential candidates, it's 300-plus events, 24 states and hundreds of voter questions.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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Opponents of Colorado’s new oil and gas regulation law won’t try to repeal it — at least not this year

Opponents had planned to ask voters in November 2019 to repeal and replace the law, but last week the Colorado secretary of state's office rejected four versions of their proposed ballot initiative

Voters, for the first time, could get final say in the war over wolves in Colorado

Western Slope is keystone to connect wolf population from the Arctic to Mexico, advocates say, but ranchers, hunters expected to fight back

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado jails can’t hold people accused of low-level crimes in lieu of bail anymore. And that means current inmates could be released.

At least one Colorado county jail believes they have inmates who could have to be released under the new law