Hansen is the 21st lawmaker in the current 100-member Colorado General Assembly to have entered a post at the Capitol at some point through the vacancy committee process. His successor will now also be picked by a vacancy committee.
With Proposition CC’s failure, Colorado Democrats face a budget crunch in 2020. Here are their 4 options to address it.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Tri-State, under pressure from its member co-ops to change or fall behind, is shifting to renewable energyBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
$120 million in requests and $40 million in the bank. How an obscure theory helped prioritize the Colorado budget.
State Rep. Chris Hansen made Colorado one of the first test cases for quadratic voting in the public policy realm in the 2019 session
ICEholes now can be fined for parking in EV charging spots, but the death of a direct-to-consumer sales bill may keep electric truck maker Rivian from opening its first-ever store in Colorado
Coal-fired power plants are closing early and Colorado lawmakers want to ease towns’ tough transition
House Bill 1037 would let electric companies recoup money spent to build the plants while funding economic impact grants to towns losing jobs along the way