Despite partisan rhetoric at the Colorado Capitol, just 4.4% of bills this year passed along purely party lines
The analysis, the second such study conducted by The Colorado Sun in three years, once again indicates more bipartisanship in the Colorado General Assembly than might be expected
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.
Two big-name Colorado Democrats are already exploring 2022 bids to unseat Lauren Boebert
State Sen. Kerry Donovan of Vail and state Rep. Dylan Roberts of Avon say they are in discussions to launch a campaign to oust the Republican next year
Colorado lawmakers’ coronavirus aid plans include distributing $22.5 million in taxpayer money through nonprofits
Democrats claim that sending the money through non-governmental organizations will ensure it is distributed quickly. Republicans worry about plans to send aid to people living in the U.S. illegally.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death pours intensity on, could reshape Colorado’s hotly contested Senate race
Republican Cory Gardner declined to say if he thinks the Senate should pick Ginsburg’s replacement before the November election, though national speculation over how he will handle the situation is already mounting
Douglas County to opt out of mask mandate, moves to leave Tri-County Health Department
The saga between Tri-County and Douglas County isn't the only instance of friction between public health officials and elected politicians in Colorado since the coronavirus crisis began.
Colorado progressives begrudgingly turn toward John Hickenlooper after U.S. Senate primary victory
The question of whether the Democratic Party can unite supporters of Andrew Romanoff is particularly key given the states of the races against Cory Gardner
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.
Romanoff wins decisive victory in Democratic U.S. Senate caucuses marred by reporting irregularities
The progressive champion defeated John Hickenlooper, the favorite of national Democrats, in an early test ahead of the June primary
The 6 numbers that tell the story of Colorado’s Democratic presidential primary
It was a big night for Bernie Sanders in the state, but Joe Biden also exceeded expectations. Elizabeth Warren came up short and didn’t win a single Colorado county.
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Opinion: Colorado can lead the way to restore civility and detoxify national politics
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.