Coloradans keep rejecting statewide tax questions to fund transportation. Democrats are now eyeing a regional approach.
“If the same ideological opposition gathers to any new transportation revenue, we’re running out of ways to tell local communities they can’t act on their own,” said state Rep. Matt Gray, a Broomfield Democrat
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So far in the 2019 legislative session, about 500 lobbyists are registered to influence state lawmakers and officials. That’s five for every legislator.
Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats.
The measure, shot down in 2018 by Republicans concerned about small businesses, returns for a fifth time
Sen. Faith Winter and Democratic lawmakers want to overhaul the Colorado legislature's system for investigating complaints regarding workplace harassment
Leroy Garcia’s opening remarks are notable for what he didn’t mention. Here’s the Colorado Senate president’s speech, annotated.
Context for Leroy Garcia's opening day speech at the Colorado legislature, with annotations from The Colorado Sun highlighting what’s important and explaining what it all means
Environmentalists are demanding aggressive action on climate change. How far will Colorado Democrats go?
The political right in Colorado says the defeat of 2,500-foot setback measure signals the state is OK with the status quo for oil and gas
Outside Republican political groups poured more cash into key Colorado contests but still couldn't land wins in big Democratic year
Colorado Senate Democrats, with their new majority, show early splits; statehouse Republicans search for a path forward
Democratic Sens. Leroy Garcia and Stephen Fenberg are picked to lead party’s new state Senate majority
Even after you factor out massive U.S. Senate race spending during the last midterm election, television purchases are $8 million ahead of 2014.
The issue of abortion is a defining difference between candidates for governor and down the ballot in the 2018 election