Democrats

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Paid family leave is a priority for Colorado Democrats. But 5 questions will make or break the effort.

Can Colorado policymakers find common ground this year on paid time off to have a baby or deal with an illness?

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Springs is emblematic of the gender gap opening among Hispanics who could be key in 2020

Overall, Latinos are far more likely to be Democrats than Republicans, but Hispanic men are more likely than Hispanic women to vote Republican

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John Hickenlooper is worth at least $7.8 million. Here is where his money is invested.

Hickenlooper’s wealth came under scrutiny in his abandoned presidential bid and the U.S. Senate race, most notably for his association with the world’s uber-rich and influential players

Drew Litton: Choosing sides

Opinion
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Hickenlooper didn’t always reimburse travel on private planes, report says. An ethics panel will decide if that was illegal.

Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission released its report Thursday into allegations that Hickenlooper violated state law last year by accepting gifts over $59 on multiple occasions

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Gov. Polis and state lawmakers eye changes to how police-involved deaths are investigated in Colorado

County sheriffs and the top prosecutor in the state’s largest judicial district want the brakes pumped on the proposals and say the current system is working as it should

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrats in Congress demand update on Trump administration’s wild horse plans

William Perry Pendley, acting director of the Bureau of Land Management, said last week he's increasingly optimistic his agency will eventually be able to reduce herd sizes

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Why it might not matter if Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t think the national opioid settlement is sufficient

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser says a bankruptcy court could “cram” a Purdue settlement onto the state. He also says he is examining potential legal action against other opioid companies.