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At 100-day mark, Gov. Jared Polis evaluates his campaign promises and toughest moments

Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass

Politics and Government

What the $30.5 billion Colorado state budget means for you — yes, you

The spending bills for fiscal year 2020 includes pay hikes for state employees, more money for education and dozens of other programs favored by Democrats.

Politics and Government

Colorado sues Trump administration for money withheld over immigration enforcement

Lawsuit claims Trump administration doesn't have authority to hold back $2.7 million in public safety grants based on Colorado's refusal to comply with certain federal immigration enforcement demands

Crime and Courts

Democratic lawmakers want to ask voters in 2019 to end TABOR cap, but Polis is not so sure

The measure would amount to the most substantial effort in years to rollback the state’s unique limits on government spending

Politics and Government

Major corporations and political interests gave big money to Jared Polis’ inaugural committee

Colorado for All raised $1.5 million for the inauguration and spent $1.3 million -- more than twice what Gov. John Hickenlooper spent in 2015

Politics and Government

John Hickenlooper, other governors eyeing the White House may struggle to raise money

Without name recognition, attracting small, online contributions, such as the ones fueling Bernie Sanders' candidacy, could be difficult as could convincing big donors to invest

Politics and Government

Gov. Polis won’t stop Denver teachers’ strike Monday. But here is why he’s worried about fallout.

The Democratic governor warns that such a strike could hurt a ballot campaign for more education and road money

Education

Jared Polis has 208 options to lower your taxes. But it’ll be harder than you may think.

The governor is pledging to cut income taxes as much as $450 million by eliminating corporate tax loopholes in Colorado

Politics and Government

In exclusive interview, Gov. Jared Polis previews his legislative agenda and bold, new approach

The Democrat plans to move aggressively to implement his priorities, starting with executive orders as early as this week

Politics and Government

Jared Polis makes history as he becomes Colorado’s governor. Here’s what it means.

Jared Polis is the nation’s first openly gay man elected governor as well as Colorado’s first Jewish governor

Politics and Government

Top donors to Jared Polis’ inauguration gave $50,000. But they remain unknown for now.

The host organization is Colorado for All, a nonprofit that can raise unlimited sums and includes prominent Colorado political names

Politics and Government

WATCH: Gov.-elect Jared Polis is being sworn in as Colorado’s 43rd governor

There will be poetry, musical performances by Cyndi Lauper and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and road closures around the Colorado Capitol

Politics and Government

Meet America’s first pot governor, Colorado’s Jared Polis

The governor-elect takes office at a significant moment in Colorado for the cannabis industry.

Politics and Government

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne named COO of Columbia University hospital in New York

Before becoming Colorado's lieutenant governor and chief operating officer in 2016, Donna Lynne worked as an executive for Kaiser Permanente

Politics and Government

Jared Polis Promise Tracker: A look at the progress on his 2018 campaign pledges

Jared Polis is now Colorado's governor. We're keeping track of the promises made during his 2018 campaign.

Politics and Government

John Hickenlooper searches for his liberal voice even as he preaches a new brand of politics ahead of 2020

A look inside the first campaign trip for America’s quirkiest governor as he ponders a presidential bid in 2020

Politics and Government

Hickenlooper forms leadership PAC — a step closer to possible 2020 presidential bid

The term-limited Colorado governor will raise money for his political work and other candidates

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