Politics and Government

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Democratic state senator, embroiled in accusations he used a women’s restroom at Capitol, is stepping down

Daniel Kagan said in a statement that “it’s time to pass the torch to new leadership”

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

With Colorado’s chances of landing the Olympics fading, the state is proposing a radical change: co-hosting

State's exploratory committee plan would split hosting duties, use private financing and not add unwanted permanent structures, but strong resistance remains around Colorado

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Hickenlooper’s Hail Mary on the Gallagher Amendment falls short. So what now?

There are at least five options for lawmakers to consider as they attempt to untangle the TABOR-Gallagher knot

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Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest utility, aims to have zero carbon emissions by 2050 in industry-first plan

Xcel Energy says it's responding in large part to climate change and its goals will affect eight states where the company operates

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Colorado state senator won’t seek re-election following sexual harassment allegation, cites “personal financial obligations”

In a Facebook post announcing the move, Sen. Jack Tate, R-Centennial, said he began considering when to leave the legislature months before he was accused of sexual harassment

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Here’s Jared Polis’ initial to-do list, courtesy of current Gov. John Hickenlooper

Democratic and Republican leaders urge the Democratic governor-elect to embrace public accountability effort when he takes office

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A “red flag” bill will return in the Democrat-controlled Colorado legislature. But what about other gun-control laws?

The last time Colorado Democrats controlled the Capitol they faced major blowback -- and lost their hold -- following the passage of 2013 gun laws