ballot measures

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawsuit against signature-gathering firm illustrates problems with Colorado’s process to get on the ballot, lawyer says

Walker Stapleton’s legal action against signature-gathering firm Kennedy Enterprises goes to trial on Monday in Denver and comes as the 2020 primary elections in Colorado near and recall efforts gain steam

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Campaign to end abortions at 22 weeks and after in Colorado pursues options

The first proposal would have made it a felony for doctors to perform abortions at that point unless a woman's life is at risk

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

22-week abortion ban moves closer to landing on Colorado’s 2020 ballot

Colorado is one of seven states without any time limits on when women can get an abortion

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.

Colorado voters will be asked in November to sign off on sports betting, the majority of whose tax proceeds would go toward water issues

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

With Denver’s vote on magic mushrooms, will Colorado anchor a psychedelic medicine revolution?

Psilocybin joins ketamine, MDMA on list of maligned substances studied for medicinal use

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver authorities might be instructed to look the other way on magic mushrooms, but they remain illegal

The mushroom remains a federal Schedule 1 controlled substance, prohibited under state and federal law

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet the city-guy-turned-cattle-rancher driving the $1 billion effort to preserve the National Western Center’s roots

The billion-dollar makeover is underway but how will it attract farmers, ranchers and urban dwellers from all over Colorado? Leave that to city-guy-turned-rural rancher Brad Buchanan.

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

After Colorado was hailed as a national model for payday loans, voters will be asked to further limit payday lending

A 2010 Colorado law didn’t go far enough in regulating payday loans int he state, says Proposition 111 advocates, with fees hitting a 180 percent APR