Keenesburg grew by 65% from 2020 to 2022, estimates show. Large cities were relatively stable while some ski towns lost residents.
The other two measures Jared Polis vetoed would have changed the clemency application process and offered a cost reduction for low-income Coloradans pursuing driver’s education
Water issues fell by the wayside at the Colorado Capitol as topics like gun control, housing and abortion took center stage.
Here are the things that happened under the gold dome in Denver this year that shaped the 120-day lawmaking term
The Colorado Sun combed through the 600-plus bills introduced at the Capitol this year to find the ones that will affect — or would have affected — your life
The Colorado General Assembly ended its 120-day lawmaking term Monday night by putting a measure on the November ballot
The chamber will not take up the measure, Senate Bill 213, before the lawmaking term ends at 11:59 p.m., effectively shelving the legislation
At least four bills died on the calendar Sunday after the Colorado legislature ran out of time to debate them before the 2023 lawmaking term ends Monday
Formed by state lawmakers in 2007, the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice was the brainchild of then-Gov. Bill Ritter. The panel was intended to remove partisanship from the process of drafting criminal justice policy, but progressives said it had become a roadblock.
The House sponsors of Senate Bill 213 want to add back provisions mandating density. If approved, the measure could lead to a clash with the Senate in the final days of the 2023 lawmaking term