Colorado governor signs $34 billion budget into law, setting aside historic reserves and funding $800M stimulus package
The budget does not include $3.8 billion in federal coronavirus stimulus money heading to Colorado as part of the American Rescue Plan
8 big things you need to know about Colorado’s $34 billion state budget
The legislature has hundreds of millions more to spend than it was anticipating after Colorado’s economy fared better than expected during the pandemic.
Here are the Colorado legislative districts that stand to change the most during redistricting
As Colorado’s independent legislative redistricting commission begins its work, 2019 population estimates show how some large rural districts will get even larger
Nicolais: Colorado lawmakers should channel Ronald Reagan — don’t build that fence
The property damage concerns at the heart of a proposal to build a fence around the state Capitol pale in comparison to the damage building it will do
Colorado lawmakers consider permanent fence around state Capitol
State officials are now deliberating the message it could send to have a fence around a building often referred to as “the people's house"
Tribes want Native statue to replace one at Colorado Capitol linked to Sand Creek massacre
The proposed new bronze statue would depict a young woman sitting on a white flag, wearing a native Cheyenne dress, with her left arm extended
Colorado universities and colleges could face more cuts if state doesn’t restore funding, leaders say
Gov. Jared Polis and House and Senate leaders have said they value returning the 58% cut that the state inflicted last year to help balance a budget as the pandemic ate into revenues and raised expenses
Colorado lawmakers will get access to COVID-19 vaccine ahead of thousands of others in second phase
Republicans are wary of the plan, with one GOP lawmaker saying he will wait to get inoculated because he feels he is cutting in line
Colorado Democrats will pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers, safe-storage measure in 2021
The legislation is modeled after policies passed in other states, but it's sure to draw Republican objections
Emails show negotiations involving Colorado governor, cigarette giant that led to tobacco tax hike
The emails obtained by The Sun were included in lawsuits filed in Denver District Court and federal court against Gov. Jared Polis and backed by the discount cigarette company Liggett Vector Brands Inc. seeking to invalidate a minimum-price clause in Proposition EE
Colorado lawmakers’ coronavirus aid plans include distributing $22.5 million in taxpayer money through nonprofits
Democrats claim that sending the money through non-governmental organizations will ensure it is distributed quickly. Republicans worry about plans to send aid to people living in the U.S. illegally.
Opinion: Civil War statue and Sand Creek Massacre memorial: Make room for both at the Colorado Capitol
Toppled Civil War statue at Colorado Capitol to be replaced by sculpture of Native American woman
The Capitol Building Advisory Committee voted 7-2 Friday in favor of the new sculpture
Joe Biden supporters across Colorado breathe sigh of relief, celebrate after presidential race is called
At the Colorado Capitol, dozens gathered to celebrate the Democratic victory. Donald Trump supporters were there, too, questioning the results
Democrats poised to hold power in the Colorado Senate as Republicans put on the defensive
Republicans face shifting demographics and an unpopular incumbent president in Donald Trump who could drag the GOP ticket down
5 new insights into Gov. Jared Polis’ coronavirus response and how COVID-19 is affecting Colorado
The Polis administration was called before state lawmakers on Tuesday to talk about its spending and policy decisions around the pandemic
Denver gives state troopers ability to enforce city laws around Capitol, governor’s mansion at Polis’ request
The move gives the Colorado State Patrol more leeway to stop graffiti and address encampments on state-owned land in Denver. It comes as a growing number of people camp out near state-owned buildings.
Colorado Capitol cleanup begins, is expected to cost more than $1 million and last until winter
Crews began washing away the graffiti on the building over the weekend
Statue honoring Christopher Columbus rolled off its pedestal in Denver’s Civic Center
Toppling of art work placed in 1970 to honor Colorado for being first state to observe Columbus Day as a holiday came as similar memorials have come down or been defaced in other states.
Civil War monument at Colorado Capitol torn down and marred by graffiti
Gov. Jared Polis vows to repair "statue that commemorates the Union heroes of the Civil War who fought and lost their lives to end slavery."