Articles By John Frank

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Is the Electoral College systemic racism? Some advocates and experts think so.

Proposition 113 on the November ballot in Colorado shines a light on the nation’s electoral system at a moment of racial reckoning

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Colorado state workers ordered to take unpaid furlough amid state budget shortfall

Gov. Jared Polis said “it's a time for belt tightening” but offered a tiered approach to reduce impact on lower-wage workers

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John Hickenlooper’s legal defense against ethics complaint cost taxpayers $150,000, a final tally shows

Colorado paid an outside attorney $525 an hour to represent the former governor against the ethics complaint first made in October 2018

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John Hickenlooper’s conflicting record and rhetoric on fracking a point of dispute in U.S. Senate race

The former Democratic governor is viewed skeptically by environmentalists and the oil and gas industry as his position on hydraulic fracturing evolves

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A nonprofit tied to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis shifts focus to advocacy and raises ethics concerns

Boldly Forward Colorado can accept unlimited donations from individuals and corporations to help push Democratic governor’s agenda

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How The Colorado Sun will cover the 2020 election — and why we need your help

A look at how our journalists decide what stories to cover and where we plan to focus our attention ahead of the November election in Colorado

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To make beer slushies and beer ice cream, one Colorado brewery is breaking all the rules

Wiley Roots Brewing in Greeley is redefining beer and drawing new audiences as the craft brewing industry faces a pandemic pinch

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Colorado polls: How Donald Trump and Joe Biden are polling in the 2020 presidential election

To get a sense of where the 2020 presidential election stands, The Sun is tracking the latest state-level polls showing the approval ratings for the Republican and Democratic candidates and the head-to-head contest.