Colorado Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder, right, talks to Senate GOP leader Chris Holbert on the floor May 28, 2020. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado lawmakers focus on essential workers amid coronavirus, push to make paid sick leave a right for all

Much like the debate on broader paid family leave earlier this session, Colorado business owners and organizations are opposed to new mandates

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As coronavirus testing soars, wait times jump to a week — or more — across the U.S.

Colorado's state lab now takes 3-5 days to turn around tests, up from 24 to 48 hours. The wait is even longer for those tested through a private lab.

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Nonprofit cash being spent in Colorado campaigns still impossible to trace despite 2019 law

Outside spenders in Colorado's recent primary found ways around transparency, making money tough to track.