Colorado politics

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Colorado lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Jim Smallwood, a Parker Republican, says he is isolated at his second home in California until March 30.

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Governor orders Colorado schools closed, limits gatherings to 10 people and directs ski areas to stay shuttered

The order barring gatherings last for 30 days and applies to faith-based events, sporting events with spectators, concerts, conventions, fundraisers, parades, fairs, festivals "or any similar event that brings 10 or more people together."

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Colorado activated the National Guard to help with coronavirus. The lowest rank makes just $1.67 an hour.

The Colorado legislature approved a bill to increase pay, but Gov. Jared Polis has not yet signed the measure and it won’t take effect immediately

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Colorado legislature shuts down for 2 weeks because of coronavirus

All pending legislation will remain in place until lawmakers return to finish the 120-day lawmaking term

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Colorado Capitol shutdown imminent as lawmakers prepare must-pass legislation

The legislature is scrambling to pass a bill that would preserve the Democratic and Republican primary process without forcing scores of people to gather in the coming weeks for county assemblies