The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters in north Denver hears from one or two construction workers nearly every day complaining of wage theft. The union helps workers file claims with the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment and is part of a coalition asking the state for stronger laws to crack down on wage theft and labor trafficking. (Jennifer Brown, Colorado Sun)

Opinion: Criminalizing wage theft is only one step in the right direction

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Coalition of states, including Colorado, sue over rules governing 3D-printed guns

Proponents have argued there is a constitutional right to publish the material, but critics counter that making the blueprints readily accessible online could lead to an increase in gun violence

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Denver DA won’t prosecute 33 climate protesters arrested before Gov. Polis’ State of the State speech

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann's office says the Democrat met with the Colorado State Patrol and with the Denver Police Department in making her decision. The protesters were calling for action to fight climate change.

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Colorado hospitals — under increased scrutiny — raised prices and saw more profit, new report says

The report from the Polis administration shows per-patient profits at Colorado hospitals reached their highest level in at least a decade in 2018