Colorado Democratic Party

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

9-member Democratic vacancy committee in Weld County picks replacement for former Rep. Rochelle Galindo

Mary Young has not held elected office before, but her husband is Colorado Treasurer Dave Young -- a former state lawmaker who previously held the seat his wife was appointed to Sunday

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A one-day sentencing reduction for some Colorado crimes would help legal immigrants avoid deportation

Under current Colorado law, a Class 2 misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of a year. By reducing that to 364 days, people with visas or permanent legal status would be protected from facing mandatory deportation proceedings.

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Former Colorado House Speaker Crisanta Duran launches primary challenge to Democrat Diana DeGette

Decision from Duran, thought to be a prominent challenger to Republican Cory Gardner, will likely have big impacts on 2020 U.S. Senate race

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How do Republicans stay relevant in the Colorado legislature? It depends who you ask.

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

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From the sidelines to the march, and now to the Capitol: One woman’s journey in the Trump era

Lisa Cutter helped organize the first Women’s March in Denver, and now she is part of Colorado's pink wave of new Democratic lawmakers elected in 2018

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrats — including in Colorado — roll out big health care proposals across U.S.

Some lawmakers in Colorado, where Democrats now control the legislature and the governor's office, are proposing a state-run health insurance plan

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This is the expected roadmap for Democrats in the Colorado Capitol

Bills passed by Democrats in the state House and killed by Republicans in the state Senate offer a glimpse of a possible agenda -- from health care to drilling to immigration.

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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

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A look at the long list of historical firsts Colorado reached with its 2018 elections

From the first transgender state representative to the first openly gay governor in the nation, there was a lot of ground broken on Nov. 6