Gov. Jared Polis
Gov. Jared Polis
Colorado Tourism Office boss suddenly shown the door to dismay of officials across the state
During her 6 years at the helm, Cathy Ritter pioneered a national movement toward sustainable tourism. Pat Meyers, Colorado’s new director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade, dismissed her on his first day.
Rural Colorado is footing the bill for February’s deep freeze — even if rural Colorado never got very cold
Angry utility customers in places like Grand Valley and Grand Mesa pen poison letters: “It’s a monopoly! Reduce obscene CEO pay!”
Coloradans convicted of marijuana possession could easily get their record sealed under new bill
House Bill 1090 also raises the legal limit for recreational marijuana possession up to two ounces, opening up the possibility of additional pardons from Gov. Jared Polis
Environmental groups demand Polis remove Colorado Air Pollution Control director, call for independent investigation
A whistleblower complaint filed Tuesday accused state air regulators of illegally approving permits, telling staff to falsify records
Coronavirus is straining Colorado kids’ mental health. The state hopes free counseling sessions will help.
Two plans have been floated to address increased instances of depression, anxiety and suicide attempts among school-age children and, in some cases, their teachers.
Colorado lawmakers, governor unveil $700M state economic stimulus plan. Here’s where the money will go.
The money lawmakers are using to pay for the state stimulus plan comes from unexpected tax revenue.
Effort to require Coloradans to report lost, stolen guns is on glidepath to governor’s desk after passing state Senate
As Senate Bill 78 heads to the House, House Bill 1106 -- a so-called “safe storage” measure -- heads to the Senate
Colorado AG asks federal regulators to probe traders’ “windfall” gas profits from February cold snap
More Colorado utilities filed documents explaining how big the hit to consumers’ pocketbooks might be, including up to $552 for some Black Hills Energy customers
Governor warns Colorado utilities again over storm-surge fees as Xcel tallies request at $264 per customer
Gov. Jared Polis says Colorado customers should not have to pay for a Valentine’s Day spike if no one told them to turn off the lights. Xcel, meanwhile, is defending its strategy.
Big idea: Colorado governor calls his billion-dollar coronavirus stimulus plan a “one-time opportunity”
Gov. Jared Polis described his plan to jumpstart Colorado’s economy during a forum ahead of the legislative session that begins next week.
Colorado’s coronavirus vaccine rollout is confusing and frustrating — but also working, state leaders say
Regional disparities have emerged, as counties, schools and hospitals all chart their own paths
Colorado’s vaccine schedule won’t salvage a school year upended by coronavirus
By the time teachers are vaccinated, schools will be headed to summer break. Districts are calling for teachers to move to the top of Phase 2 inoculations.
Colorado’s final coronavirus vaccine preparations include practicing for high-stakes delivery road trips
There’s security to consider, as well as Interstate 70 traffic and snowstorms. “It’s getting (different) groups to come together to put the syringes in the arms at the end of the day,” one official said.
Gov. Jared Polis will select one of these three people to serve on the Colorado Supreme Court
The appointment will be the Democrat’s first to the high court and will replace the last Republican-appointed justice on the panel
Eviction ban or not, Colorado tenants still worry about their rent while landlords struggle to survive
Federal unemployment benefits helped the jobless pay their bills. But as the pandemic drags on and the aid dries up, renters and their landlords are seeking other solutions.
What’s Working: A new $375 stimulus, small business grants and tales from Colorado’s unemployment queue
Also: A very important form for renters facing eviction; unopened emails; and a child-at-home mistake
Colorado pours $2M into internet access for families while partnering with providers like T-Mobile to expand broadband
Broadband access is “a non-negotiable” for students and families, particularly with many learning from home, Education Commissioner Katy Anthes says.
Colorado students may shuffle school districts during coronavirus, leaving a financial mess in their wake
Gov. Jared Polis, education advocates and some state lawmakers anticipate a spike in families utilizing Colorado’s open-enrollment process, which allows them to join any school district throughout the state
All Colorado eggs must be cage-free by 2025 under law passed to head off stricter ballot measure
Consumers were already pushing the industry to cage-free. But lawmakers sped things up after an out-of-state group threatened to run a far more sweeping measure.
Why now? The roots (and possible future) of Colorado’s reckoning with racism past and present
Everything, it seems, is on the table as Colorado, in the throes of a pandemic, confronts racist history people of color battled for generations