Rep. Tom Sullivan, D-Centennial, stands as House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder, talks about a red flag bill on the opening day of the Colorado legislature on Jan. 4, 2019. His son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. “It’s a saving-lives bill,” said Sullivan, who is one of the prime sponsors of this year's red flag bill. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Recall effort against state Rep. Tom Sullivan is stopped as GOP focuses on other lawmakers, national popular vote

The nascent effort to oust Sullivan, whose son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting, energized Democrats

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After facing U.S. Supreme Court criticism, Colorado’s civil rights division blasted by auditor as slow, not transparent

The Colorado auditor’s office found that the “division is slow to investigate complaints and the commission operates in a manner that is not transparent"

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Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021