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.By Sandra Fish Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published
Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happeningBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
WATCH: The Colorado Sun’s post-legislative session forum Monday with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakersBy The Colorado Sun Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers won’t finish their calendar. Now Democrats have to decide which bills to let die.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Republicans are celebrating, but the extra $106 million for transportation in Colorado’s budget is far from a done deal
The budget now heads to the House, where the transportation funds will be stripped. Democrats in that chamber and Gov. Jared Polis aren’t commenting about the money’s future
With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record
There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.
Colorado Senate Democrats violated state constitution with computer reading of 2,000-page bill, judge says
The ruling is unlikely to have major impacts on lawmaking at the Colorado Capitol this session, but is a political win for statehouse Republicans
Democrats control the Colorado Senate, House and governor’s office, meaning the GOP has little power in the statehouse -- but options on how to navigate through being in the minority
The Democrat plans to move aggressively to implement his priorities, starting with executive orders as early as this week
Leroy Garcia’s opening remarks are notable for what he didn’t mention. Here’s the Colorado Senate president’s speech, annotated.
Context for Leroy Garcia's opening day speech at the Colorado legislature, with annotations from The Colorado Sun highlighting what’s important and explaining what it all means
What to know about visiting the Colorado Capitol, contacting your lawmaker and getting involved
A “red flag” bill will return in the Democrat-controlled Colorado legislature. But what about other gun-control laws?
The last time Colorado Democrats controlled the Capitol they faced major blowback -- and lost their hold -- following the passage of 2013 gun laws