Articles By Sandra Fish

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Colorado lawmakers missed a significant number of votes in the 2019 legislative session

Being a state legislator is a part-time position, and work, family and health often lead to absences, a Sun analysis shows

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A breakdown of the latest campaign cash reports shows big money — and big spending — in Colorado

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner is helping prop up the national popular vote recall as his Democratic rivals jockey for early advantage in fundraising race

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Who’s signing the petition to recall Gov. Jared Polis? People who feel left out in Colorado.

In three places, the critics of the Democratic governor use the recall to voice their frustrations, even as campaign gets off to slow start

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Gov. Polis hires firm of his former campaign spokeswoman to lobby the federal government

The Squire Patton Boggs law firm, which includes Mara Sheldon, will represent the governor’s office in Washington

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Gov. Jared Polis recall effort mired by infighting and legal questions about donors, review finds

The Official Recall Colorado Governor Jared Polis committee doesn't have the support to start its recall petition campaign July 8, but a rival group plans to move forward

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GOP blasted Democrats for the 2019 legislative session. But they supported nearly every bill, analysis shows.

A dozen Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Kevin Priola, sided with the Democratic legislative agenda the vast majority of the time

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The 2019 legislative session in Colorado explained in 5 graphics

An analysis of votes in the House and Senate shows Republicans split and Democrats in alliance on the 460 bills passed this year

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Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia is spending $20,000 on ads touting his work — even though he’s term limited

The Pueblo Democrat’s 30-second spot touts legislation passed during the 2019 lawmaking term and his past as a Marine. He says it’s focused on reminding constituents of his accomplishments.

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Here are the most-lobbied bills in Colorado’s 2019 legislative session. The list may surprise you.

The paid family leave bill drew the most lobbying attention through March, but other hot-button bills had less money spent to track them