Denver DA won’t prosecute 33 climate protesters arrested before Gov. Polis’ State of the State speech
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann's office says the Democrat met with the Colorado State Patrol and with the Denver Police Department in making her decision. The protesters were calling for action to fight climate change.
Colorado could soon expand protections for student journalists by shielding their advisers from retaliationBy Moe Clark Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Sen. Brittany Pettersen makes history as first state lawmaker to give birth during a legislative session in ColoradoBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado public option opponents accused of trying to “weaponize” doctors against health insurance proposalBy Jesse Paul Health Primary category in which blog post is published
In her Jan. 9 petition for an extreme risk protection order, Susan Holmes said there was a credible risk of unlawful or reckless use of a firearm by Phillip Morris because he threatened and killed her son
One potential spoiler: Gov. Jared Polis, who has shown a libertarian streak on health issues
WATCH: Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado lawmakers pitch their big ideas for the 2020 legislative session
The event, co-hosted with CBS4 and the University of Denver’s Estlow Center for Journalism & New Media and the Center on American Politics, begins at 6:30 p.m. Return to this page to watch a livestream.
With Sen. Lois Court gone because of an illness and Sen. Brittany Pettersen soon leaving to have a baby, Democrats could briefly lose their majority in the chamber
Could a new nicotine tax pay for free preschool in Colorado? Advocates want to ask voters in November.
New taxes on a pack of cigarettes or vaping products would range from $1.20 to $2.60, depending on which version of the ballot proposal is selected. Currently, taxes are 84 cents a pack, among the lowest in the country.
With Jared Polis’ blessing, Colorado lawmakers will try again to let state employees collectively bargain
Democrats have been trying for years to pass a bill to allow state employees to negotiate higher wages but have faced blowback from Republicans
The additional cost associated with full-day kindergarten is $204 million, of which the state is responsible for $198.3 million, according to legislative analysts
A partisan lawsuit is looming over Colorado’s 2020 legislative session — and getting costly for taxpayers
Republicans in the state Senate last year sued Democrats when they used several computers to speed-read legislation GOP lawmakers wanted to be read at length. The legal action remains ongoing.