House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock, addresses the House chamber as the second regular session of the 72nd Colorado General Assembly convenes at the Colorado State Capitol on Jan. 8, 2020 in Denver. “I want the public to vote because these are common sense, measured approaches that poll extremely well throughout the state,” Neville said in support of the ballot measure. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Republicans put education atop their priority list at the Capitol. We look at 8 of their ideas.

Republican lawmakers unveiled an education agenda that covers school safety, teacher pay, access to higher education and more. Will they be able to garner support from across the aisle?

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Colorado issues, like fracking and marijuana, divide the Democratic candidates for president

A Colorado Sun survey shows all but two candidates support federal marijuana legalization, while others lack clear plans on Western issues

Voter guide: Where the Democratic presidential candidates stand on Colorado issues

Ahead of the state’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday, the Democratic candidates talk health care, marijuana, education, public land and beer

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Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes

Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.