Republicans are celebrating, but the extra $106 million for transportation in Colorado’s budget is far from a done dealBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record
There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.
Split among Democrats on two major issues comes as Colorado’s legislative session heads into final sprint
The paid parental and family leave bill, as well as a measure to abolish Colorado’s death penalty, have been delayed by internal party concerns
“What we are really asking for is safety for our kids," said Larisa Wilder, who is among a group of parents pressing lawmakers give the board that governs chairlift safety more oversight
Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”
A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?
Colorado Senate Democrats violated state constitution with computer reading of 2,000-page bill, judge says
The ruling is unlikely to have major impacts on lawmaking at the Colorado Capitol this session, but is a political win for statehouse Republicans
Opinion: I’m a gun owner. I support the Second Amendment. We need to pass the Deputy Zackari Parrish III Violence Prevention Act.Opinion
Colorado lawmakers are using the deadly Firestone explosion as a fulcrum for change — just as Erin Martinez wanted
Erin Martinez, whose husband and brother were killed in the 2017 Firestone home explosion, knew her tragedy would be politicized if she spoke out in support of Senate Bill 181. And the blast has become front and center in the bill's debate.
Chaos and conflict brewing at the Colorado Capitol as Democrats push a big agenda and the GOP resists
A series of major policy shifts is generating tension, with one leading Republican state senator promoting secession