John Cumalat, owner of Cannon Mine Coffee in Lafayette, Colorado, hands a drink across the counter to a customer on March 17, 2020. The shop has a liquor license and typically hosts evening music and community events, but in the wake of the spread of the novel coronavirus, hours have been reduced and people are not allowed to linger. (Dana Coffield, The Colorado Sun)

Unemployment claims skyrocket as thousands of Coloradans lose their jobs

Colorado's unemployment fund has enough to cover 18 months of unemployment pay -- but only in a regular recession. There’s concern the coronavirus will cause an extraordinary downturn and that the program is underfunded.

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Amendment B explained: What repealing Gallagher would mean for Colorado and your property taxes

Colorado lawmakers voted in bipartisan fashion to ask voters to remove the constitutional amendment but didn’t offer a replacement plan

A new law allows convicted felons in Colorado to vote. And advocates are rushing to register them.

The law allows those convicted of felonies who are out on parole to vote. People convicted of misdemeanors or awaiting trial have long been able to vote.

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Boulder County loosens coronavirus restrictions on 18 to 22 year olds

The change allows 18 to 22 year olds to gather publicly in groups of up to two people