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U.S. Senate passes measure to fully fund Land and Water Conservation Fund, tackle National Park maintenance

After years of stalled efforts, the Great American Outdoors Act gained traction thanks to Colorado’s U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who won backing from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump

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WATCH: Colorado Sun, CBS4 host Democratic U.S. Senate primary debate Wednesday night

Former Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff will face off for an hour starting at 6 p.m. The debate comes as ballots for the June 30 primary are sent out this week.

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John Hickenlooper violated Colorado’s gift ban, state ethics commission rules

Of the six complaints against the former governor and current U.S. Senate candidate, two were deemed violations and four more were dismissed

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Colorado’s Jason Crow launches effort to boost police accountability, federal misconduct investigations

The Aurora Democrat says he began working on the measure last year after the death of Elijah McClain, an unarmed 23-year-old who died during a confrontation with Aurora police in August 2019

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Colorado governor announces distribution of $1.6 billion in federal coronavirus aid; most of it directed to education

The money was given to Colorado through the passage of the CARES Act. Legislative leaders cautioned that the money won’t solve the state’s budget problems.