Colorado General Assembly
The legislature denied them four times, so transgender people found another way to rewrite Colorado law on birth certificates
Current Colorado law -- the one transgender advocates have tried to change the last four years -- requires a person to have gender-reassignment surgery and prove it to a judge before asking to change the gender marker on a birth certificate
Democratic state senator, embroiled in accusations he used a women’s restroom at Capitol, is stepping downBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
A “red flag” bill will return in the Democrat-controlled Colorado legislature. But what about other gun-control laws?By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
“It revealed to me this is what I can do”: Tom Sullivan’s son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting — and now he’ll be a state representativeBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Denver city councilman, state lawmaker revive plans for safe injection site, in spite of federal lawBy Jennifer Brown Health Primary category in which blog post is published
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.
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
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
Democrat Brianna Titone’s opponent concedes, making her the first transgender state representative-elect in Colorado
Brianna Titone says Republican Vicki Pyne conceded to her Saturday night
Colorado could elect its first transgender person to the legislature as four razor-thin state House races teeter
If Democrat Brianna Titone is elected in her Arvada-based district, she would be the first transgender person elected to the Colorado General Assembly
The takeaway from Amendment 73’s defeat: Voters won’t throw money into a broken school finance system
“People are keenly aware now more than ever that our school finance model is in crisis.”
Colorado Senate Democrats, with their new majority, show early splits; statehouse Republicans search for a path forward
Democratic Sens. Leroy Garcia and Stephen Fenberg are picked to lead party’s new state Senate majority
A week out from election day, more than $200 million has been spent on Colorado campaigns
Unite America wants to upend the two-party system in Colorado. Their strategy doesn’t look like it will work.
A Colorado Sun analysis shows the effort to elect independents in Colorado is struggling, and even if successful, wouldn’t shift the power dynamic much