Colorado still allows killers to use gay or transgender “panic” defenses. But the strategy could soon be outlawed.
The strategy has recently been outlawed in a number of states, including California, New York and New Jersey. It’s still used in Colorado, though sparingly.
If Congress doesn’t raise the tobacco-purchasing age to 21, Colorado lawmakers next year will try toBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado may legalize sports betting with Prop. DD. But a different gambling expansion didn’t make it.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Lawmakers are finally setting out to retool Colorado’s school funding formula. They’ll have to reach a consensus on these questions first.By Erica Breunlin Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers won’t finish their calendar. Now Democrats have to decide which bills to let die.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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It’s the Year of the Renter at the Colorado statehouse, from rent control to less stringent eviction timelines
Several bills are on Colorado Democrats’ agenda to fix what tenants call an imbalance of power, while landlords say too much, too fast could worsen housing crisis
The national popular vote compact, tougher oil and gas regulations and other social issues are driving opposition from critics
We the (faithful) People: A coalition of religious groups is pushing to redefine faith in Colorado politics
Faithful Tuesdays group aims to set agenda around racism, criminal justice reform and economic equity
What to know about visiting the Colorado Capitol, contacting your lawmaker and getting involved
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.
The new Democratic majority in Colorado needs money for their ambitious agenda. Here’s where they could find it.
Colorado voters rejected tax increases but voted into office a slate of Democratic candidates promising big, and expensive, policies