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.By Jesse Paul Coloradans Primary category in which blog post is published
Interest in reforming Colorado’s system to recall elected officials is building — on both sides of the aisleBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
As Colorado prepares to ask voters to OK sports betting, a regional divide on the issue has surfaced across the U.S.By The Associated Press Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s 2019 legislative session was a doozy, from Democrats’ growing pains to a blabbermouth GOP strategyBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Colorado’s new red flag law may have applied to woman whose threats caused mass school closures. But there’s a catch.
Colorado law says an extreme risk protection order to seize someone’s firearms must be sought in the county where the person resides. In Sol Pais’ case, that would have meant Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass
The red flag gun bill is now law in Colorado. But that doesn’t mean all the questions around it are answered.
Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1177 into law on Friday, saying: "Many other states have passed similar laws. They've often seen it used in a targeted way."
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Republicans are celebrating, but the extra $106 million for transportation in Colorado’s budget is far from a done deal
The budget now heads to the House, where the transportation funds will be stripped. Democrats in that chamber and Gov. Jared Polis aren’t commenting about the money’s future
Chaos and conflict brewing at the Colorado Capitol as Democrats push a big agenda and the GOP resists
A series of major policy shifts is generating tension, with one leading Republican state senator promoting secession
The “red flag” gun bill is expected to pass in Colorado. But there are important things to watch along the way.
House Bill 1177 isn’t expected to have much -- if any -- Republican support at the Colorado Capitol. Some Democrats may also vote against the measure.
Also known as an “extreme risk protection order” bill, the legislation is expected to draw significant opposition from Republicans. More than a dozen states have already passed similar laws.