Brittany Pettersen

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Oklahoma just agreed to a big settlement with the maker of Oxycontin. Should Colorado do the same?

State lawmaker says the amount Oklahoma received is “absolutely insufficient” to address Colorado’s opioid crisis

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Denver city councilman, state lawmaker revive plans for safe injection site, in spite of federal law

Drug overdoses kill more people than firearms in Denver and a Colorado state lawmaker calls opioid addiction the “greatest public health crisis of our time”

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

The nastiest Colorado campaign attacks filling your mailbox — and the truth behind them

In the 2018 election, Colorado voters are getting fistfuls of negative campaign mailers for races up and down the ballot

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

In the battle for the Colorado Senate, Dem candidates raise more money, but cash from outside groups gives GOP the edge

The most expensive of 17 state Senate races is between Republican incumbent Beth Martinez Humenik and Democratic challenger Faith Winter in District 24