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Colorado’s 2020 legislative session begins this week. Here’s a rundown of 10 issues to watch.

The state legislature’s break-neck pace from 2019 may not return, but expect fierce debates over health care, criminal justice, guns and transportation

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Coming to a TV near you: $163 million in political ads for the top 2020 Colorado races

The advertising started early in Colorado with more than $7.2 million spent in the final six months of 2019

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Your guide to all the ways health care may be about to change in Colorado

Health care looks to be one of the biggest -- if not the biggest -- fight in the coming legislative session. How it turns out will shape how you receive and pay for medical services in the future.

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Breads, whoopie pies, donuts and pickles: How Colorado’s Cottage Foods Act has produced a batch of entrepreneurs

Colorado's new food producers say the act has been life-changing, but the state health department wonders how many chefs are still operating outside the law

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These 9 themes helped define Colorado in 2019. Here are the stories that illuminated them.

Our annual list of longform journalism about Colorado covers loss and rebirth, scarcity and overload, migration and belonging

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Groups tied to hospitals, insurance companies launch pricey ad blitz against Colorado public option

Partnership for America’s Health Care Future and Colorado’s Health Care Future spent $121,000 on television and digital ads against the proposal, which will be debated in the upcoming legislative session

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The 25 most read Colorado Sun stories of 2019

These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues

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Vaping waste is a whole new headache for schools and cities, including in Colorado

Vaping also has created a less discussed new environmental problem in discarded pens and the abundant pods that come with them

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Here’s what concerns Coloradans most — and what they want to see changed in the next decade

From affordable health care to the growing threat of wildfires, here’s what a group of Colorado citizens had to say about what’s on their mind