Articles By John Frank

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Gov. Polis prioritizes education in first budget request, but Democratic lawmakers are skeptical

Democratic budget writers worry the money for full-day kindergarten isn’t sustainable. And they want money for transportation

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3 ways of looking at the Colorado Supreme Court’s major oil and gas ruling

Moving forward, will the Martinez decision most benefit the industry or environmental activists? What about both?

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Colorado Supreme Court sides with oil and gas in major ruling on environmental regulations

In the closely watched Martinez case, the court says the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission doesn't have the power to make health concerns a priority

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What the new law on beer sales means for Colorado craft brewers

The state’s craft brewers are facing major decisions about their future and facing increased competition from out-of-state beer makers

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Gov. Jared Polis unveils ambitious, expensive plans in first State of the State. Here’s the speech, annotated.

The Democrat’s remarks left lawmakers on both sides of the aisle anxious about how to cover the costs

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U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, who declared GOP “is dead,” makes bid to lead state party

The contest for Colorado Republican Party chairman is expected to pit establishment Republicans against loyalists to President Donald Trump.

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In exclusive interview, Gov. Jared Polis previews his legislative agenda and bold, new approach

The Democrat plans to move aggressively to implement his priorities, starting with executive orders as early as this week

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Jared Polis makes history as he becomes Colorado’s governor. Here’s what it means.

Jared Polis is the nation’s first openly gay man elected governor as well as Colorado’s first Jewish governor

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Top donors to Jared Polis’ inauguration gave $50,000. But they remain unknown for now.

The host organization is Colorado for All, a nonprofit that can raise unlimited sums and includes prominent Colorado political names