Articles By Mario Nicolais

Nicolais: Have anti-abortion Coloradans finally proposed an initiative that can pass?

After failing to learn their lesson from failed personhood campaigns, proponents of Initiative 120 have put forward a bill that may appeal voters at the center of Colorado’s political spectrum

Opinion

Nicolais: Recall efforts exposed an existential crisis for Colorado Republicans

With multiple recalls collapsing over the past two weeks, the Colorado GOP ground game and credibility have taken major hits

Opinion

Nicolais: A light in the darkness of the foster care system

How the late Kyle Forti and his wife, Hope, created a thriving program to engage more Coloradans in the foster care program

Opinion

Nicolais: More Republicans are concluding that equality is a political hill worth dying on

The sacrifice Cynthia Coffman made on behalf of the LGBTQ community should be recognized for the rare political courage it represented

Opinion

Nicolais: Don’t be shocked by a drawn-out Democratic primary in Colorado Senate race

Despite the entry of two-term Gov. John Hickenlooper, prepare for 10 months of infighting with progressive candidates

Opinion

Nicolais: With TABOR in their crosshairs, progressives seek to fundamentally change Colorado’s political identity

The constitutional provision’s constraints on legislative taxing and spending power poses the only remaining obstacle to enacting a progressive agenda

Opinion

Nicolais: Could Hickenlooper clear the field as Cory Gardner did in 2014? Not likely.

John Hickenlooper may be the Colorado version of Joe Biden, a popular general election candidate rejected by a base lurching to the left

Opinion

Nicolais: Michael Bennet’s “equal is not equal” highlighted a tragic legacy in public schools

Sixty-five years removed from Brown v. Education, the racial divide it meant to eradicate still permeates many school districts

Opinion

Nicolais: IT’S ALIVE! Colorado’s undead TABOR lawsuit lurches forward

The absurd history of case against TABOR seems as ridiculous as Mel Brooks classic

Opinion