McKean, a Loveland Republican, died suddenly Oct. 30. He turned 55 just days earlier.
Michael Bennet believes the child tax credit expansion will be made permanent. But he’s not sure how long it will take.
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet said Monday that he’s confident the one-year expansion of the federal Child Tax Credit will be made permanent. But the Colorado Democrat conceded that he’s not sure when that will happen. “The question is going to be how long will that take and how much fighting will there be,” he said […]
Pueblo flipped to Trump from Obama in 2016. How the swing county votes this year will speak volumes.
PUEBLO — Mayor Nick Gradisar climbed onto a stage in the heart of Colorado’s steel city on Saturday evening and asked his community not to take a gamble on Donald Trump as it did in 2016. “This election is our chance for redemption,” the Democrat said during a car rally hosted by former Vice President […]
Effort to boost Colorado’s vaccination rates heads to governor’s desk after deal
Colorado lawmakers on Saturday sent Gov. Jared Polis a bill seeking to increase the state’s low child vaccination rates after reaching a last-minute deal on the measure. Democrats and Republicans agreed to strip out a provision that would have given opponents of Senate Bill 163 the opportunity to ask voters to repeal the policy. In […]
LGBT activists say new bills — including one in Colorado — target transgender youth
By Lindsay Whitehurst and David Crary, The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — At the urging of conservative advocacy groups, Republican legislators in more than a dozen states are promoting bills that focus on transgender young people. One batch of bills would bar doctors from providing them certain gender-related medical treatment; another batch would bar […]
Angela Williams exits U.S. Senate race, faces fractious primary challenge in reelection to her statehouse seat
Democrat Angela Williams announced Wednesday that she is abandoning her U.S. Senate bid, opting instead to seek reelection to her state Senate seat in what’s gearing up to be a fractious statehouse primary contest that’s already splitting state lawmakers. “After a period of soul searching and reflection with family, I have decided to suspend my […]
Colorado gun stores still sell high-capacity magazines despite 2013 law banning them
By Marshall Zelinger, Anna Hewson and Zack Newman, 9News A state law banning the sale and transfer of large-capacity gun magazines has not stopped the sale and transfer of magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition. An undercover investigation by 9Wants to Know found examples of gun stores in Colorado either ignoring the […]
Colorado’s oil and gas industry voices its concerns. But Gov. Jared Polis dismisses them.
The oil and gas industry is facing new headwinds in Colorado with a mixture of anxiety and downright angst, worried about new rules that could amount to a “proxy ban” on drilling in some areas and impact jobs. And Gov. Jared Polis only amplified the concerns Wednesday at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual […]
Gov. Polis hires firm of his former campaign spokeswoman to lobby the federal government
Gov. Jared Polis hired a team at Squire Patton Boggs to lobby the federal government on behalf of his administration, a contract that could pay up to $144,000 a year and includes a former top campaign adviser. The two parties signed the agreement June 10, and Squire Patton Boggs filed a lobbying registration 11 days […]