The audit said members of the Sex Offender Management Board voted on policy revisions that benefited their firms, did not reference supporting evidence when setting standards as required and did not adequately investigate complaints against treatment providers
Denver gives state troopers ability to enforce city laws around Capitol, governor’s mansion at Polis’ requestBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Conservative group backing Colorado’s national popular vote measure fueled by out-of-state money, tied to DemocratsBy Evan Ochsner Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are reviewed still lets police agencies investigate themselvesBy Jesse Paul Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published
Democrats compromised with business groups, the governor and Republicans to push policies forward and tackle an unprecedented three-week lawmaking term
Graduation rates could suffer after lawmakers cut a program to help Colorado kids entering high school
The Ninth Grade Success Grant program has been critical in helping schools hire staff to assist freshmen and track their academic progress
To head off a deepening crisis and address longstanding problems in school funding, Colorado lawmakers are trying to find a way to reset school district property taxes around the state
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.
Gov. Jared Polis hit human services hard with his emergency budget cuts last week. Advocates for vulnerable populations say the coming coronavirus-related overhaul contains brutal reductions in spending
Child sex abuse survivors victimized decades ago won’t be able to sue despite Colorado effort to end statute of limitations
House BIll 1296’s sponsors said they didn’t think they could pass a measure if it was retroactive
Spring Café linked refugees with state lawmakers. A shortage of immigrants means the Denver coffee shop will close.
Spring Café's operators say they can’t find new refugee arrivals to fill jobs at the coffee shop, citing a decrease in people resettling in Colorado under the Trump administration
Gov. Polis and state lawmakers eye changes to how police-involved deaths are investigated in Colorado
County sheriffs and the top prosecutor in the state’s largest judicial district want the brakes pumped on the proposals and say the current system is working as it should