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“It feels like my back is up against a wall”: Why a handful of Colorado lawmakers are afraid to come to the Capitol

The Colorado legislature began allowing remote voting and participation this week after a partisan fight over whether to allow the practice.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus deaths at Colorado nursing homes slow, reach 737; outbreaks at restaurants, stores continue to climb

The Sterling Correctional Facility in northeast Colorado is the site of the state’s largest coronavirus outbreak. At least 539 inmates there have tested positive for the disease and two have died.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

As Colorado businesses reopen, coronavirus-related workers’ compensation claims are piling up

State lawmakers are expected to consider a proposal to make it easier for some workers to receive benefits for COVID-19 contracted on the job

“It’s an 11 on the weird scale”: Colorado legislature makes an awkward return to the Capitol

A series of health and safety protocols reshaped what lawmaking looked like in the General Assembly as lawmakers restarted the legislative session

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Hospitals could be overwhelmed if older Coloradans don’t reduce their social interactions by more than half

A CU model suggests Colorado hospitals could exceed ICU bed capacity in September unless social-distancing guidelines are followed

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Anxieties familiar and new persist for Coloradans living with disabilities during coronavirus

The economic shutdown related to COVID-19 has complicated the lives of Colorado people with disabilities, who find their routines upset, their jobs at risk and their quest for affordable, accessible housing more difficult.