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Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Supreme Court rejects governor’s attempt to allow signature gathering for ballot initiatives by email, mail

The decision marks the first court-ordered reversal of an action taken by Gov. Jared Polis in response to the coronavirus crisis

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Lisa Escárcega wins primary for Colorado State Board of Education seat

As of midnight Tuesday, Escárcega had 72% of the vote to Donna Morganstern’s 28%.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Right-wing firebrand Lauren Boebert beats Trump-backed, 5-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton

On the Democratic side, former state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush overcame first-time candidate James Iacino

News Primary category in which blog post is published

FBI, federal prosecutors have been reviewing Elijah McClain’s death

The review ahead of a potential civil rights investigation is ongoing, federal authorities say, and the city of Aurora has been cooperating

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Aurora police officers put on leave over photos tied to Elijah McClain

The two photos were taken near where police stopped the 23-year-old on Aug. 24, 2019, as they responded to a report of a suspicious person walking down the street wearing a face mask

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado governor orders bars to re-close to in-person service

The decision comes as Colorado has seen a slight uptick in cases over the past two weeks. Polis said that there has been a rise in infections in 9 of the past 14 days.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus’ latest victim: Colorado’s election night watch parties

The Democrats running in the U.S. Senate primary will gather with supporters virtually. Political strategists say they’ll be glued to their computers at home -- still dressed up and still having a drink or two.

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Supreme Court upholds state’s law banning large-capacity gun magazines

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, a fierce gun rights organization based in Colorado, challenged the large-capacity magazine law. They argue that it violates the state constitution.

News Primary category in which blog post is published

Thousands gather in Aurora to protest Elijah McClain’s death

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday ordered prosecutors to reopen the investigation.