Colorado’s prison budget nears $1 billion as inmate population grows. Frustrated leaders wanted action yesterday.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The Democrat plans to move aggressively to implement his priorities, starting with executive orders as early as this week
Jared Polis is the nation’s first openly gay man elected governor as well as Colorado’s first Jewish governor
The host organization is Colorado for All, a nonprofit that can raise unlimited sums and includes prominent Colorado political names
There will be poetry, musical performances by Cyndi Lauper and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and road closures around the Colorado Capitol
The governor-elect takes office at a significant moment in Colorado for the cannabis industry.
Colorado’s first female education commissioner in 65 years pushes for a return to “respectful discourse”
Gov. Hickenlooper pardons one murderer who committed crime as juvenile, cuts short the sentence of six other killers
Over the past two weeks outgoing Gov. John Hickenlooper has exercised more clemency authority than he has since 2013
New economic projections show smaller property tax cut. Colorado has oil and gas to thank (or blame).
The December economic forecasts also show a surplus that gives lawmakers more money to spend, but requires taxpayer refunds, too