All 100 state lawmakers are allowed to introduce five bills each year, and the deadline for the first three ideas is Dec. 2.
Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signaturesBy 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 aisleBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
A Colorado lawmaker has agreed to stop blocking people on social media after being sued. But the ACLU wanted more.By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signaturesBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
An analysis of votes in the House and Senate shows Republicans split and Democrats in alliance on the 460 bills passed this year
Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia is spending $20,000 on ads touting his work — even though he’s term limited
The Pueblo Democrat’s 30-second spot touts legislation passed during the 2019 lawmaking term and his past as a Marine. He says it’s focused on reminding constituents of his accomplishments.
Colorado’s first openly gay governor signs two of state’s most significant LGBTQ measures into law since 2013
The legislation makes it easier for transgender people to change their birth certificates without surgery, a doctor’s note or a court order and also bans so-called “gay conversion therapy” for minors
Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening
Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children
WATCH: The Colorado Sun’s post-legislative session forum Monday with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakers
The lawmakers who are slated to attend include: House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder; Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder; House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock; and Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert, R-Parker.
How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.