Politics and Government

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado progressives begrudgingly turn toward John Hickenlooper after U.S. Senate primary victory

The question of whether the Democratic Party can unite supporters of Andrew Romanoff is particularly key given the states of the races against Cory Gardner

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Supreme Court rejects governor’s attempt to allow signature gathering for ballot initiatives by email, mail

The decision marks the first court-ordered reversal of an action taken by Gov. Jared Polis in response to the coronavirus crisis

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Sweetwater Lake closer to conservation as Forest Service land

The Conservation Fund’s acquisition of the 488-acre lake property sets the path toward protection as White River National Forest land.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

All Colorado eggs must be cage-free by 2025 under law passed to head off stricter ballot measure

Consumers were already pushing the industry to cage-free. But lawmakers sped things up after an out-of-state group threatened to run a far more sweeping measure.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Right-wing firebrand Lauren Boebert beats Trump-backed, 5-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

On the Democratic side, former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush overcame first-time candidate James Iacino

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Incumbents, slate backed by super PAC cash head to victory in run for Colorado statehouse

Weld Republican says it’s “a new chance for the conservative effort in Colorado.”

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

John Hickenlooper claims decisive win despite stumbles in Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

The former Colorado governor overcame ethical issues and missteps and now faces Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner in November

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado governor orders bars to re-close to in-person service

The decision comes as Colorado has seen a slight uptick in cases over the past two weeks. Polis said that there has been a rise in infections in 9 of the past 14 days.

Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published

Why now? The roots (and possible future) of Colorado’s reckoning with racism past and present

Everything, it seems, is on the table as Colorado, in the throes of a pandemic, confronts racist history people of color battled for generations