Posted inElection 2020, Politics and Government

Colorado narrowly favors keeping national popular vote law in early returns

Update at 3:49 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020: The Associated Press has called Proposition 113 in its proponents’ favor. In a national first, Colorado voters are leaning toward joining the national popular vote movement to change the way the U.S. picks presidents. Voters considered whether to uphold a 2019 law that entered Colorado into […]

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Patrick Neville, Michelle Malkin file lawsuit challenging Colorado’s mask-wearing mandate. It likely faces a steep hill.

UPDATE: The Colorado Supreme Court declined to hear the case. The top Republican in the Colorado House and a well-known conservative commentator from Colorado Springs have filed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jared Polis’ mask-wearing mandate more than a month after it went into effect. But it likely faces a steep hill to being quickly heard. […]

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What you need to know about the ethics complaint against John Hickenlooper, explained in 6 questions

The ethics case against former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is escalating ahead of a scheduled hearing on whether he violated the state’s constitutional gift ban by accepting flights on private jets and attending an exclusive conference in Italy. Hickenlooper, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, faces a subpoena to testify at a hearing Thursday before […]

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Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.

In a desperate attempt to stave off further budget calamity, state lawmakers are fast-tracking a landmark ballot measure that would ask voters to repeal the Gallagher Amendment — the property tax-limiting constitutional provision that has provided an estimated $35 billion in tax relief to Colorado homeowners since 1983. The bipartisan proposal — which requires a […]