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Colorado’s $30.3 billion coronavirus-sickened state budget explained in 10 numbers

The state budget includes a $200 million IOU for unspecified legislation that will eliminate tax breaks or raise fees, leaders said

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Gov. Jared Polis allowed Colorado restaurants to reopen. But would he take his family to one?

Polis said he hasn’t gone yet and that he hasn’t “made any decisions on that.” Experts say there’s risk, but steps can be taken to ensure a safer dining experience.

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Colorado legislature won’t be in session Friday, Saturday after destructive Denver protests

The legislature returned on Tuesday after a pause of more than two months because of the coronavirus crisis. Lawmakers were set to tackle Colorado's crippled budget on Friday and Saturday.

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Shots fired during Denver protest of Minneapolis man’s death; vehicles vandalized, demonstrator hit by car

There were no immediate reports of serious injuries during the event organized over the death of George Floyd

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Colorado governor defends prison system, accuses ACLU of using coronavirus to push its agenda

“The pandemic is no excuse to let criminals out,” Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday, saying that steps have been taken to ensure the safety of inmates and guards at state prisons

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Campaign to ask Coloradans whether to ban abortions after 22 weeks claims it has enough signatures

The potential November ballot measure, pushed by Due Date Too Late, would prohibit abortion in later pregnancy except in cases in which the mother’s life is in danger

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Trump’s fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges, including in Colorado

In Colorado, a judge sided with conservation groups and said the Trump administration's review of 171 proposed natural gas wells didn’t look closely enough at the cumulative effect of drilling on climate change

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Aspen, other ski towns thought coronavirus anitbody tests would help them reopen. Instead they caused confusion.

Now, amid concerns about their unreliability, many testing programs have been scaled back or put on hold

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Colorado unemployment filings decline for sixth straight week, though payouts remain high

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said on Thursday that 15,603 initial claims were filed last week for people normally eligible to collect benefits