Analysis created by nonpartisan legislative staff was removed last week and replaced with a description written by lawmakers
Now that Colorado lawmakers have put Gallagher repeal on the ballot, will they actually be able to pass it?By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado still allows killers to use gay or transgender “panic” defenses. But the strategy could soon be outlawed.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
The state’s leaders presented their ideas about teen vaping, mental health parity, a public option, teacher bonuses and student debt at an event hosted by The Colorado Sun, CBS4 and the University of Denver
WATCH: Gov. Jared Polis and Colorado lawmakers pitch their big ideas for the 2020 legislative session
The event, co-hosted with CBS4 and the University of Denver’s Estlow Center for Journalism & New Media and the Center on American Politics, begins at 6:30 p.m. Return to this page to watch a livestream.
Interest in reforming Colorado’s system to recall elected officials is building — on both sides of the aisle
Republican state Sen. Jack Tate and Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan, both of Centennial and former political rivals, are leading the push for change
As Colorado’s governor, lawmakers target tax breaks, a program that covers 75% of the state’s land could be in the crosshairs
A Colorado Sun analysis of $223 million in tax credits awarded from 2013 to 2018 found that the state is often doling out taxpayer dollars without much evidence that each tax credit is producing economic activity that wouldn’t have occurred otherwise
Colorado Democrats postpone paid family leave effort until 2020, opt for study after mounting pressure against bill
Sen. Faith Winter, a Westminster Democrat who was pushing for Senate Bill 188, said that she was unable to pass the measure without making changes she felt “gutted the bill”
Averting the cut would free up state money that lawmakers could spend on schools and roads, but homeowners would miss out on planned property tax relief
Senate Bill 188 passed its first committee hearing Wednesday on a 3-2, party-line vote
How a failed bill led to a collaboration between local politicians, state regulators and blockchain startups to figure out whether Colorado even needs any new laws
Nearly 1 in 4 lawmakers in the 2018 Colorado legislature landed seats via vacancy committee. And more appointments are coming.
Vacancy committees have already picked replacements for two departing state senators in 2019. At least three more appointments to the Colorado General Assembly are coming -- and perhaps even more.