The Black Forest fire, June 12, 2013, in Colorado Springs. New legislation by Rep. Joe Neguse would direct billions into jobs helping restore forests and reducing the threat of wildfire. (Photo by Air Force Capt. Darin Overstreet/RELEASED)

Joe Neguse wants to direct billions to public lands to help Western states recover from coronavirus

The Boulder County Democrat says it’s time to “go big and be bold” with his sweeping 21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act, which provides economic relief from coronavirus shutdown while investing in overlooked forest management, wildfire mitigation and civilian corps.

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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