Democrats in the Colorado legislature jostle over whether they must return to the Capitol to continue their coronavirus pause
Senate Democrats hoped to avoid returning to the General Assembly because of the public safety threat. House Democrats felt they needed to be at the Capitol in person to avoid legal troubles.
Should the Colorado legislature shut down because of coronavirus? The conversation is well underway.By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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With Sen. Lois Court gone because of an illness and Sen. Brittany Pettersen soon leaving to have a baby, Democrats could briefly lose their majority in the chamber
Republican lawmakers unveiled an education agenda that covers school safety, teacher pay, access to higher education and more. Will they be able to garner support from across the aisle?
If Congress doesn’t raise the tobacco-purchasing age to 21, Colorado lawmakers next year will try to
A pair of Democrats have already been working on legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state, which is currently 18 years old
TABOR faces a reckoning with Prop. CC. Here’s what you should know about its impact on state spending
One reason why the TABOR cap is so contentious is because the state took on a larger role in supporting education and health care
GOP blasted Democrats for the 2019 legislative session. But they supported nearly every bill, analysis shows.
A dozen Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Kevin Priola, sided with the Democratic legislative agenda the vast majority of the time
Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening
Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children
The politicians discussed everything from how to improve Colorado’s vaccination rate to their reactions to the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting and the resignation Sunday of state Rep. Rochelle Galindo
WATCH: The Colorado Sun’s post-legislative session forum Monday with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakers
The lawmakers who are slated to attend include: House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder; Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder; House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock; and Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert, R-Parker.
Colorado lawmakers won’t finish their calendar. Now Democrats have to decide which bills to let die.
There are hundreds of bills left unresolved in the General Assembly as lawmakers enter the final week of the four-month legislative session