Polling shows support for a tax hike to pay for a Front Range passenger train. But the devil is in the details.
The effort — showing 61% support for a sales tax increase to pay for the route — is starting off strong and supporters can make their case to state lawmakers. However, that share will likely decline when an exact tax increase is finalized.
State says DUI testing isn’t a problem — yet — after change that Colorado prosecutors warn could prompt dropped casesBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
The fire-suppression system in the I-70 tunnels is a critical Colorado insurance policy. We toured it to find out why.By Jesse Paul Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published
The political stakes for Proposition CC are huge. It’s a test case for a major fiscal overhaul in Colorado.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
After facing U.S. Supreme Court criticism, Colorado’s civil rights division blasted by auditor as slow, not transparentBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Interest in reforming Colorado’s system to recall elected officials is building — on both sides of the aisle
Republican state Sen. Jack Tate and Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan, both of Centennial and former political rivals, are leading the push for change
Opinion: Polis’ free all-day kindergarten lets parents re-enter the workforce. How can we help them?Opinion
TABOR faces a reckoning with Prop. CC. Here’s what you should know about its impact on state spending
One reason why the TABOR cap is so contentious is because the state took on a larger role in supporting education and health care
A Colorado lawmaker has agreed to stop blocking people on social media after being sued. But the ACLU wanted more.
The legal challenge targeting state Sen. Ray Scott, a Republican from Mesa County, will cost taxpayers $25,000
The Colorado Oil and Gas Association’s annual Energy Summit this week in Denver shows the debate about Senate Bill 181’s tougher regulations is not over
The possibility of a campaign by Colorado’s former governor has kept other big-name Democrats from getting into the race and prompted those already running to play defense
Police respond to suicidal teens instead of counselors under the current system, which is among the reasons leaders are looking to Utah for ideas on how to improve.
A crew of painters -- who also are certified climbers -- is completing warranty work on one of Colorado’s most popular tourist attractions as part of a $16 million overhaul completed in 2014