Gov. Jared Polis speaks before signing a hospital transparency bill into law at the Colorado Capitol in Denver on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The law is designed to identify what drives up health care costs and insurance premiums. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

A look at how policies passed during Colorado’s 2019 legislative session will impact you

How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.

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Colorado governor pardons 2,732 people with convictions for possessing up to one ounce of marijuana

House Bill 1424 gave Gov. Jared Polis the ability to pardon people with convictions for possessing up to two ounces of marijuana, but he opted to act only on cases where people were convicted of possessing one ounce or less of cannabis

Colorado releases its plan to slash greenhouse gases, leaving some environmental groups wanting more

The Colorado Greenhouse Pollution Reduction Roadmap, nine months in the making, quickly drew flak when it was released on Wednesday

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Bicycle retailers are seeing unprecedented sales. But the supply chain is tight and new bikes are hard to find.

As the coronavirus pandemic spurred stay-at-home measures across the United States this year, Coloradans increasingly turned to biking.