Spring Café linked refugees with state lawmakers. A shortage of immigrants means the Denver coffee shop will close.
Spring Café's operators say they can’t find new refugee arrivals to fill jobs at the coffee shop, citing a decrease in people resettling in Colorado under the Trump administration
Colorado’s 2019 legislative session was a doozy, from Democrats’ growing pains to a blabbermouth GOP strategyBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
An effort to ensure Colorado police and sheriffs aren’t carrying out federal immigration law has drawn Polis’ concernsBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
It’s the Year of the Renter at the Colorado statehouse, from rent control to less stringent eviction timelinesBy Jennifer Brown Growth Primary category in which blog post is published
Split among Democrats on two major issues comes as Colorado’s legislative session heads into final sprintBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage
The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.
The new governor must decide whether to intervene and prevent a teacher walkout, a decision with major political implications
Leroy Garcia’s opening remarks are notable for what he didn’t mention. Here’s the Colorado Senate president’s speech, annotated.
Context for Leroy Garcia's opening day speech at the Colorado legislature, with annotations from The Colorado Sun highlighting what’s important and explaining what it all means