Is Colorado leading or lagging on climate policy? It depends on which states you’re comparing us to.
On the one hand, the state has adopted some of the most ambitious climate laws in the county; on the other, critics say Gov. Jared Polis’ administration has failed to use the laws to their fullest.
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State lawmakers have been busy in the final days of an odd, abbreviated lawmaking term. Here are the big-ticket items that you’ll want to know about.
Colorado Democrats unveil plan for $70 million in federal coronavirus aid, including small business loans and renter help
Republicans say they were not consulted on the state’s CARES Act spending once again.
Stalled legislation born out of the fatal Colorado Springs police shooting of 19-year-old De’von Bailey last year may now get a second look in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and protests in Denver.
“It feels like my back is up against a wall”: Why a handful of Colorado lawmakers are afraid to come to the Capitol
The Colorado legislature began allowing remote voting and participation this week after a partisan fight over whether to allow the practice.
A series of health and safety protocols reshaped what lawmaking looked like in the General Assembly as lawmakers restarted the legislative session
The Joint Budget Committee finalized how to spend $11 billion in discretionary spending ahead of the legislative session’s restart
Colorado governor announces distribution of $1.6 billion in federal coronavirus aid; most of it directed to education
The money was given to Colorado through the passage of the CARES Act. Legislative leaders cautioned that the money won’t solve the state’s budget problems.
The General Assembly was originally set to resume the 2020 legislative session on May 18 after taking a months-long pause because of the new coronavirus
Coloradans in the U.S. illegally — and their citizen families — were denied coronavirus aid. Will the state step in?
Democratic lawmakers and advocates want to follow California’s lead and offer assistance regardless of citizenship status