New state senators are sworn into office on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at the Colorado legislature's opening day. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Nicolais: If the chaotic session didn’t whet business’ appetite to participate in Democratic primaries, it should have

With the slow decline of the Colorado Republican Party, the business community may be forced into Democratic primaries to stave off policies it perceives as the most detrimental

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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