Lauren Boebert’s campaign leads the pack as Colorado congressional candidates raised $4.8M last quarter
Boebert, a Garfield County Republican, gathered nearly $1 million in April, May and June. Gov. Jared Polis gave his reelection campaign $250,000.
Housing, workforce development, infrastructure: How Colorado Democrats plan to spend $3.8B in federal aid
About $2 billion will be allocated before the 2021 legislative session ends by June 12.
Colorado governor names special prosecutor to investigate death of Elijah McClain
Move by Polis comes after national attention as Aurora seeks to finalize its own secondary investigation into the incident.
Amid budget crunch, Colorado nets much-needed windfall for road projects with strong debt sale
The market for bond-like debt has shrugged off the pandemic crisis, allowing the Colorado transportation agency to avoid draconian budget cuts
To balance budget, Colorado lawmakers add to PERA’s long-term debt and backtrack from landmark deal
The Joint Budget Committee eliminated a $225 million payment from the state to the pension in the next fiscal year
Colorado is the only state without a rainy day fund. Now the coronavirus means it will pay the price.
Colorado's budget reserve fund is now larger than it was in previous years, but leaders knew it wouldn’t be enough to weather a storm
More than 40% of Coloradans don’t have a retirement plan at work. The state seeks to change that.
The state-facilitated plan aims to better prepare adults for retirement plus offset future costs to care for an aging population. But extra steps have some employers decrying yet another mandate on business.
The 25 most read Colorado Sun stories of 2019
These are our stories that received the most readership over the past year, from our investigation into Backcountry.com to coverage of Denver International Airport and environmental issues
The political stakes for Proposition CC are huge. It’s a test case for a major fiscal overhaul in Colorado.
The supporters of the ballot question to end TABOR's limits on tax collections signaled that the measure is just the first step toward untying the state's fiscal knot
Kate Petrocco’s death ruled a suicide by Adams County coroner
Petrocco’s family has been raising questions about the investigation into the 36-year-old mother of two’s death in July
Adams County DA had “romantic relationship” with victim advocate who died last month, court record says
Kate Petrocco’s family cites the relationship with District Attorney Dave Young as a reason to keep him away from the investigation into her death
Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact
The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.
Low pay. Cuts to PERA. For some state workers in Colorado, it’s like the recession never ended.
For Colorado government workers, recent pay hikes are negated by rising pension contributions, and vacant positions are becoming harder to fill
To pay for housing and roads, Colorado lawmakers turned to an unusual source: the public’s “lost and found”
Colorado State Treasurer Dave Young, a former legislative budget writer, warns about using reserve accounts and putting budget “at risk”
9-member Democratic vacancy committee in Weld County picks replacement for former Rep. Rochelle Galindo
Mary Young has not held elected office before, but her husband is Colorado Treasurer Dave Young -- a former state lawmaker who previously held the seat his wife was appointed to Sunday
Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes, seize more than 80,000 marijuana plants in years-long operation targeting black market pot
State and federal officials said the nearly three-year investigation showed that illegal marijuana trafficking mushroomed after voters approved recreational use in 2012
Colorado lawmakers aim to close loophole that led appeals court to overturn foster parent’s child sex assault conviction
Senon Louis Ramirez’s child sex assault conviction was overturned in September, stoking calls for immediate changes to Colorado’s laws. But the issue has been swirling for years.
Super PAC money dominated 2018 election and Democrats controlled the cash race
Outside Republican political groups poured more cash into key Colorado contests but still couldn't land wins in big Democratic year
Colorado’s final election 2018 results are even worse for Republicans
Democrat Jared Polis won the governor's race over Republican Walker Stapleton by about 10 points