First draft of Colorado’s new state Senate, House district maps could pit 20 incumbents against each other
Redistricting staff released preliminary maps for how state legislative districts should be drawn
Colorado governor vetoes bill that would have let candidates run for lieutenant governor and another elected position at the same time
House Bill 1092 passed the Senate by a 30-3 vote, with two members excused. It passed the House by a 44-19 vote, with two members excused in the lower chamber as well.
Colorado lawmakers are poised to add gender identity and expression to anti-discrimination statutes
There are 21 states with full nondiscrimination protections that include gender identity, according to the National Center for Transgender Equality
Here are the Colorado legislative districts that stand to change the most during redistricting
As Colorado’s independent legislative redistricting commission begins its work, 2019 population estimates show how some large rural districts will get even larger
Colorado legislature advances effort for tougher toxic emissions monitoring at polluting companies
Law would expand who must report after industries found altering totals to avoid hitting thresholds in benzene, other dangerous substances
Effort to require Coloradans to report lost, stolen guns is on glidepath to governor’s desk after passing state Senate
As Senate Bill 78 heads to the House, House Bill 1106 -- a so-called “safe storage” measure -- heads to the Senate
Big idea: Republicans think Colorado should rethink how much emergency power a governor should have
Republicans have been pushing a number of measures to give the legislature more power to operate as a check on the governor’s emergency powers
Colorado Democrats will pursue mandatory waiting period for gun buyers, safe-storage measure in 2021
The legislation is modeled after policies passed in other states, but it's sure to draw Republican objections
State lawmaker in wheelchair puts Colorado Capitol access in spotlight
Democrat David Ortiz, an Army veteran, survived a catastrophic helicopter crash eight years ago while serving in Afghanistan. The accident left him without sensation or muscle control below his waist.
Colorado Democrats debate need for diversity in selecting their statehouse leadership
The debate among Democrats in the House and Senate reflected the heightened importance of diversity within the Democratic Party following a summer of social unrest around race and police abuse
Patrick Neville says he won’t seek Republican leadership role in Colorado House
It already appeared the Castle Rock Republican was going to be voted out of his position
Democrats poised to hold power in the Colorado Senate as Republicans put on the defensive
Republicans face shifting demographics and an unpopular incumbent president in Donald Trump who could drag the GOP ticket down
Chaos and compromise: Colorado’s coronavirus legislative session ends with a flurry of big bills
Democrats compromised with business groups, the governor and Republicans to push policies forward and tackle an unprecedented three-week lawmaking term
10 major issues being decided in the final hours of Colorado’s 2020 legislative session
State lawmakers have been busy in the final days of an odd, abbreviated lawmaking term. Here are the big-ticket items that you’ll want to know about.
Colorado’s coronavirus lawmaking term was supposed to be subdued. But it’s just as wild as ever.
A spate of controversial bills, from tax increases to vaccines, have made the final days frenetic and frustrating to the GOP and business groups.
Democrats approve rule to allow lawmakers to avoid Colorado Capitol, cast votes remotely during coronavirus
Republicans oppose the change in rules and argued lawmakers should show up, regardless of the risk
Colorado faces $6.8 billion coronavirus hit to state budget in coming years, new forecast projects
The financial landscape is worse than Colorado lawmakers were expecting after preliminary estimates suggested an immediate budget shortfall between $2 billion and $3 billion in the next few years
Coronavirus put an end to Colorado’s paid family leave bill. But there’s a lot more to the story.
Democratic lawmakers, who’ve failed for years to pass paid time off for illness and new babies, are calling it quits again in 2020. Instead, they’re throwing their weight behind a potential measure on the November ballot.
Colorado lawmakers upend the legislative session with decision to adjourn. Here’s what comes next.
Questions persist on whether the legislative session will resume, and how much lawmaking will take place in private in the interim
Should the Colorado legislature shut down because of coronavirus? The conversation is well underway.
The Colorado General Assembly’s leadership is seeking information on what it would mean for them to temporarily halt lawmaking as COVID-19 anxieties spread. One top lawmaker is already urging people to postpone Capitol tours.