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Former U.S. Rep. Pat Schroeder discusses her historic tenure, presidential run and more

The first congresswoman from Colorado weighs in on everything from women in politics to the end of bipartisanship in Washington

Politics and Government
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Colorado businesses would be required to accept cash under measure headed to governor’s desk

House Bill 1048 comes amid an increase in digital transactions accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic. Opponents say the policy is onerous.

Politics and Government

Coloradans who have been vaccinated against coronavirus are more than 90% less likely to develop COVID-19

Of the 106,965 positive cases for COVID-19 since Jan. 21 in Colorado, 819 of them occurred in people who were fully immunized

Coronavirus

Colorado’s governor just signed two gun control bills into law. Here’s what they mean for gun owners.

House Bill 1106 places requirements on how guns are stored and sold. Senate Bill 78 places new reporting requirements on gun owners whose weapons are lost or stolen.

Politics and Government

Opinion: When words become sticks and stones, we abuse our freedoms

Despite great diversity in religious belief and practice, we believe religious leaders and faith communities are uniquely positioned to promote respect and civility.

Opinion Columns

Nearly $1.5 million pours into Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District for Lauren Boebert, Kerry Donovan

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat whose race is crucial to his party’s majority in the Senate, hauled in $1.2 million

Politics and Government

Colorado’s coronavirus dial system ends Friday. As hospitalizations spike, it will be up to counties to respond.

Gov. Jared Polis said Colorado has reached a point in the pandemic where local communities can decide what restrictions are right for them. But at the same time he’s pleading with the public to be careful.

Coronavirus

Opinion: A faith perspective on why Colorado should expand Colorado’s tax credits for working families

By closing loopholes and expanding tax credits that help working families, Colorado will be doing the right thing — both economically and from a perspective grounded in love for our neighbors.

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Littwin: Vaccine passports are coming, but you may have to cross battle lines to get them

Yes, there are real privacy concerns here, but that’s not necessarily why the passports have become another front in the culture wars.

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Colorado is in its fourth coronavirus wave as more contagious variants become dominant among cases

“More than 50% of positive cases that are occurring in the state are now due to variants of COVID-19,” Dr. Rachel Herlihy said

Coronavirus

Colorado is on track to give teens three free therapy sessions to help them cope with coronavirus

House Bill 1258 sets aside $9 million for the historic effort that would be available for Coloradans 18 and under through June 2022

Health

Colorado finalizes decision to ease mask mandate as Biden administration begs states to stay the course

Gov. Jared Polis's new mask order allows people in about half of the state’s 64 counties — but only representing a fraction of Colorado’s population — to ditch their face coverings in the vast majority of public indoor places

Coronavirus

Sen. Winter, Rep. Jackson: It’s time for climate action and justice in Colorado. Our bills will help us get there.

While progress to reduce emissions has been made, voluntary commitments and incentives will not be enough to reach our climate goals and protect our Colorado way of life. We need enforceable climate action now.

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Colorado Democrats want to accelerate the governor’s emissions reduction roadmap. Polis says he’s not on board.

Climate goals and deadlines to reach them would be set in state law under Senate Bill 200. Some of the work would be funded by charging polluters a fee for each ton of carbon dioxide they release.

Environment

Littwin: Vaccinations speeding along in Colorado, but are they moving fast enough to forestall “impending doom”?

Polis agrees with Biden and Dr. Walensky to remain cautious in race against coronavirus spread, but how does that fit in with Colorado’s Dial 3.0 and its loosening restrictions?

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Opinion: Colorado leaders must enact lasting reform to prevent evictions and promote an equitable recovery

Our housing affordability crisis long preceded COVID-19 but has been illuminated and exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Colorado will open coronavirus vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older starting on Friday

The state was planning to open vaccine eligibility to the general public starting in mid-April. Colorado will join at least 12 other states across the country that have already expanded eligibility to the general population or will do so by the end of the week.

Coronavirus

7 states have an assault weapons ban. Colorado is not among them — at least not yet.

It appears unlikely that Congress will be able to pass an assault weapons ban, and so state lawmakers are feeling pressure from their constituents to act

Crime and Courts

Opinion: Thanks to researchers, and all Coloradans, for a year of fighting the pandemic

Working together, organizations and Coloradans can achieve amazing things, as a year of biomedical research innovation shows.

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Littwin: Colorado’s coronavirus dial is back and, um, better than ever? It is if you think guidelines need to be loosened.

But here’s a question for you: If the pandemic gets worse again — and it might; just ask Dr. Fauci — would Coloradans willingly return to the bad old days of code red?

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