Democrats in the Colorado legislature jostle over whether they must return to the Capitol to continue their coronavirus pause
Senate Democrats hoped to avoid returning to the General Assembly because of the public safety threat. House Democrats felt they needed to be at the Capitol in person to avoid legal troubles.
Should the Colorado legislature shut down because of coronavirus? The conversation is well underway.By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers inch forward on transportation deal as gas tax hike becomes political touch point
Americans for Prosperity is launching ads at gas station pumps and sending mailers criticizing lawmakers for overspending tax dollars
Millions in oil, gas taxes may have been lost because Colorado regulators didn’t enforce reporting rules
A scathing audit -- which comes after Colorado tightened oil and gas regulations last year -- found the top drillers in the state failed to file thousands of production reports from 2016 to 2018
A partisan lawsuit is looming over Colorado’s 2020 legislative session — and getting costly for taxpayers
Republicans in the state Senate last year sued Democrats when they used several computers to speed-read legislation GOP lawmakers wanted to be read at length. The legal action remains ongoing.
Before Colorado’s legislative session starts, transportation spending sits at impasse and frustration is mounting
Republican leader Patrick Neville says the state needs to focus on roads, “not extra pogo stick lanes or bike lanes” as Democrats push back
The state legislature’s break-neck pace from 2019 may not return, but expect fierce debates over health care, criminal justice, guns and transportation
“I’m absolutely not supportive of that”: Front Range passenger train service appears derailed on arrival at Capitol
House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder, says she doesn’t support train service on Colorado’s Front Range and that transportation dollars should be spent elsewhere
TABOR stands strong in Colorado as Proposition CC fails and voters refuse to allow more state spending
The loss is a blow to Democrats who put the measure on the 2019 ballot and gave conservatives hope after a bruising 2018 election