Spring Café linked refugees with state lawmakers. A shortage of immigrants means the Denver coffee shop will close.
Spring Café's operators say they can’t find new refugee arrivals to fill jobs at the coffee shop, citing a decrease in people resettling in Colorado under the Trump administration
Gov. Polis and state lawmakers eye changes to how police-involved deaths are investigated in ColoradoBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Recall effort against state Rep. Tom Sullivan is stopped as GOP focuses on other lawmakers, national popular voteBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s first openly gay governor signs two of state’s most significant LGBTQ measures into law since 2013By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuitBy Jesse Paul Business Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
The Greeley Democrat was facing a recall effort over votes she took during the 2019 legislative session
How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.
From moments of chaos in the Colorado Senate to tensions on the oil and gas bill, here are the most impactful situations at the state Capitol this year
Colorado’s 2019 legislative session was a doozy, from Democrats’ growing pains to a blabbermouth GOP strategy
The Capitol was embroiled in its wildest lawmaking term in years -- one that saw Democrats learning their way, lawsuits, overnight work and some big policies that will change Colorado
House Bill 1333 would have asked voters in November to approve a uniform 62 percent tax on nicotine products
All the major bills that passed and failed in the last three days of Colorado’s 2019 legislative session
An updated rundown of the important bills that passed, were voted down or simply ran out of time at the Colorado Capitol ahead of the 2019 legislative session's end Friday at midnight
Big tobacco is fighting Colorado’s nicotine tax bill with powerful lobbyists and a social media campaign
A company tied to cigarette-maker Philip Morris and popular vape brand Juul has spent thousands on social media ads against the tax hike. It’s also hired lobbyists from the high-powered Denver firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck