“Harassment, vitriol and violent threats”: Colorado’s top elections official is asking for security
Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold has requested about $200,000 annually from the legislature for guards and threat monitoring
Colorado lawmakers shelve proposal to more than triple property taxes for short-term rentals
The Legislative Oversight Committee Concerning Tax Policy Policy rejected the effort, but it could still be introduced during next year's legislative session
Colorado doesn’t have a statewide building code. Would enacting one help protect homes against wildfire?
A handful of state lawmakers are interested in pursuing a statewide building code, in large part as a way to secure more federal grant money
Property taxes would more than triple for Colorado short-term rental owners under statehouse proposal
State Sen. Chris Hansen, a Denver Democrat, said the change is aimed at ensuring schools and fire departments have enough local funding
Amendment 78: Colorado voters will decide if lawmakers should have more oversight of state spending
Supporters say the measure will increase transparency while opponents call it a partisan ploy to disrupt government
Colorado Republicans aren’t winning many elections these days, so they’re turning to ballot questions instead
Colorado conservatives have seen some success in recent years by bringing and opposing ballot measures, mostly around cutting taxes
Colorado lawmakers launch last-minute effort to drive down property taxes and combat skyrocketing assessments
The measure would also allow people to put off any residential property tax payments over 4% starting in the 2023 tax year and until they sell their property
How much damage does climate change cause in Colorado? Leaders are trying to put a price tag on it.
There are growing efforts -- in Washington and at the Colorado statehouse -- are trying to determine the social cost of carbon so they can put a price on greenhouse gases for the economic damage they wreak
Colorado’s governor wants a big, fast coronavirus stimulus package. State lawmakers worry about the details.
The situation echoes of the yearslong tug of war between the governor and Democratic budget writers that began soon after Jared Polis assumed office
Colorado wants to put electric vehicle charging stations in every state park. Now it must find funding.
Colorado Parks & Wildlife officials support environmental groups who want a vast expansion of electrical hookups at the very spots most threatened by climate change
Gov. Jared Polis wanted quick action on his $1.3 billion stimulus plan. Colorado lawmakers want more time.
Legislative budget writers decided that the governor’s measures needed more consideration and debate and didn’t fit the definition for mid-year spending adjustments
It will take $130M to get more EVs on Colorado roads. Xcel wants its customers to cover the cost.
Consumer advocates and the PUC staff are troubled by how much influence Xcel Energy had in developing a $30 million rebate program funded by electric customers
Colorado to extend state benefits to the unemployed for 13 more weeks
Gov. Jared Polis planning to apply to FEMA for $300 bonus weekly unemployment pay through President Donald Trump's executive order
Trump’s order to extend unemployment benefits could cost Colorado $31.1 million a week — money it doesn’t have
Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment trust fund will run out of money this month while there are still nearly 311,000 workers receiving jobless benefits
Colorado may have missed a deadline to plan for reducing greenhouse gasses. Now the state faces a lawsuit.
Some critics say what is lacking is a lead from Gov. Jared Polis
Now that Colorado lawmakers have put Gallagher repeal on the ballot, will they actually be able to pass it?
Already trouble signs are emerging signaling that would-be allies lack the enthusiasm needed to sell the 2020 electorate on a difficult ballot question
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.”
Colorado Democrats pare back bill eliminating tax breaks to reach accord with governor, business interests
The revised measure preserves many tax breaks but still pours more than $100 million into education for the next fiscal year. The original version lasted longer and generated more money.
2020 battle for power at the Capitol starts with these big-money Colorado legislative primaries
A guide to the top legislative contests in the June 30 primary, where Republicans are debating who is more conservative and Democrats are aiming for progressive bona fides
Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.
A measure at the Capitol to put the question on the 2020 ballot appears fast-tracked for passage with bipartisan support