Democrats compromised with business groups, the governor and Republicans to push policies forward and tackle an unprecedented three-week lawmaking term
Democrats approve rule to allow lawmakers to avoid Colorado Capitol, cast votes remotely during coronavirusBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Where’s the line between political speech and credible threats? A Colorado bill is asking the question.
A bipartisan measure to make it a felony to threaten or harass an elected official is running into stiff resistance at the Capitol
Colorado’s guidance to police on the red flag law doesn’t include what to do if someone won’t give up their guns
The lack of a roadmap on the crucial — and potentially deadly — question of what to do when someone refuses to hand over their guns underscores broader law enforcement unknowns around the complicated new law
Spring Café linked refugees with state lawmakers. A shortage of immigrants means the Denver coffee shop will close.
Spring Café's operators say they can’t find new refugee arrivals to fill jobs at the coffee shop, citing a decrease in people resettling in Colorado under the Trump administration
Interest in reforming Colorado’s system to recall elected officials is building — on both sides of the aisle
Republican state Sen. Jack Tate and Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan, both of Centennial and former political rivals, are leading the push for change
As Colorado prepares to ask voters to OK sports betting, a regional divide on the issue has surfaced across the U.S.
Colorado voters will be asked in November to sign off on sports betting, the majority of whose tax proceeds would go toward water issues
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
Colorado’s 2019 legislative session was a doozy, from Democrats’ growing pains to a blabbermouth GOP strategy
The Capitol was embroiled in its wildest lawmaking term in years -- one that saw Democrats learning their way, lawsuits, overnight work and some big policies that will change Colorado
Republicans, anti-gun control group sue to toss Colorado’s red flag gun law citing broken legislative procedure
The legal challenge is being led by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, a group also advocating for recalls of Democratic lawmakers who backed the law
Voters could decide on legal Colorado sports betting in November; tax revenue would go toward state’s water plan
If House Bill 1327 passes the legislature and is signed off on by voters later this year, sports betting in Colorado could be a thing by May 2020