From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado’s criminal justice system is getting a makeover
A slate of bills making their way through the Colorado legislature would keep people out of jail, reduce penalties for some crimes and remove barriers for offenders once they are released from prison. Many of the measures have bipartisan support, but In some cases law enforcement want the brakes pumped.
Colorado lawmakers reach deal to spend $300 million on transportation. But it’s unclear what will be cut to pay for it.By Jesse Paul Transportation 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 dealBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
These numbers describe Colorado’s economic outlook — and whether Polis will get full-day kindergartenBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The debate comes as a new report shows the gap between the effective tax rates of the rich and poor has grown wider in Colorado.
Gov. Polis says the federal shutdown isn’t impacting Colorado’s state budget — but that could quickly change
More than 2,200 unemployment claims related to the federal shutdown have been filed in Colorado
The Democrat plans to move aggressively to implement his priorities, starting with executive orders as early as this week
The new Democratic majority in Colorado needs money for their ambitious agenda. Here’s where they could find it.
Colorado voters rejected tax increases but voted into office a slate of Democratic candidates promising big, and expensive, policies