Articles By John Frank

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A new state lawmaker’s first session is over. And she got an earful about it at a town hall meeting.

State Rep. Lisa Cutter, who was inspired to run for office after President Donald Trump’s election, hopes listening helps change the current political dialogue

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Colorado considered an abortion law more severe than Alabama. It failed, for now.

The state is a refuge for women seeking abortions, but Democrats see room to improve with the repeal of a constitutional amendment

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Colorado’s forgotten beer boom 160 years ago shows parallels to today’s industry

The History Colorado Center’s “Beer Here!” exhibit offers a glimpse at the original beer movement in the state

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis cheered the legislative session. But his scorecard is less certain.

The Democratic first-year governor identified more than 40 policy proposals for the legislative term. He completed major ones but also lost key battles

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June is the best month for beer in Colorado. Follow this guide to find the good stuff.

A series of great Colorado beer festivals kicks off the summer months from Greeley to Buena Vista, and plenty of breweries in between

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8 pivotal moments that defined the 2019 legislative session in Colorado

From moments of chaos in the Colorado Senate to tensions on the oil and gas bill, here are the most impactful situations at the state Capitol this year

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Colorado’s 2019 legislative session was a doozy, from Democrats’ growing pains to a blabbermouth GOP strategy

The Capitol was embroiled in its wildest lawmaking term in years -- one that saw Democrats learning their way, lawsuits, overnight work and some big policies that will change Colorado

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Michael Bennet is running for president. Here’s where he fits into the 2020 Democratic field.

Bennet enters the race after numerous trips to Iowa and New Hampshire and just weeks after successful surgery for prostate cancer

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Colorado lawmakers won’t finish their calendar. Now Democrats have to decide which bills to let die.

There are hundreds of bills left unresolved in the General Assembly as lawmakers enter the final week of the four-month legislative session