Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks at a Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce event on May 10, 2019. (Photo by Evan Semón, provided by the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce)

Jared Polis doubles down in 2021 budget proposal with requests for big-ticket items

The Colorado governor’s budget proposal focuses on increasing the state’s reserve account and expanding the state’s preschool program

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More poverty, fewer federal dollars: Suburban Denver schools face hard choices about who gets cut off

Large districts like Aurora, Jeffco, and Cherry Creek are among those grappling with how to serve more schools with higher percentages of students living in poverty

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97-year-old Colorado Springs man, one of the last surviving USS Arizona crew members, dies

Stratton was one of the survivors of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese aerial attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii. More than 1,100 crew members died on the battleship.