Colorado state Sen. Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, speaks on Feb. 1, 2019, at a town hall meeting in Frisco on the high cost of health care in Colorado's mountain communities. (John Ingold, The Colorado Sun)

To fund their No. 1 health care priority, Colorado lawmakers look to a new source: Money originally earmarked for affordable housing

The program would be smaller and hospitals would have to chip in less, but Colorado's reinsurance bill still faces hurdles

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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