It will take $130M to get more EVs on Colorado roads. Xcel wants its customers to cover the cost.
Consumer advocates and the PUC staff are troubled by how much influence Xcel Energy had in developing a $30 million rebate program funded by electric customers
Colorado lawmakers demand counties comply with coronavirus restrictions to access relief money
A bill offering $37 million in direct aid to needy businesses would cut out places -- like Weld County -- that refuse to adhere to state COVID-19 mandates
Democrats hold their majorities at Colorado Capitol but GOP blunts a second blue wave
The next legislative session will look different, and the conversation is sure to focus on addressing the economic fallout from coronavirus
How high will the blue wave crest in Colorado? Democrats are predicting big wins once again.
The 3rd Congressional District and a handful of state legislative races will offer clues about the state’s partisan direction after the 2020 election
Why Colorado Democrats are trying to unseat the most bipartisan Republican in the legislature
Kevin Priola’s seat in Adams County is a top target for Democrats this year as the party tries to expand their majority in the Colorado Senate
Democrats dominate campaign fundraising and spend big to build majority in the Colorado legislature
A Republican leadership rift is hurting fundraising and one lawmaker blames a “serious strategic error” for some of the troubles
The coronavirus campaign shows partisan split in Colorado, as top candidates mostly keep out of view
President Donald Trump’s campaign is canvassing for voter support while former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign opts out
Democrats poised to hold power in the Colorado Senate as Republicans put on the defensive
Republicans face shifting demographics and an unpopular incumbent president in Donald Trump who could drag the GOP ticket down
The effort to ban flavored vaping products, menthol cigarettes in Colorado now has a big asterisk
Menthol cigarettes, which would have been banned under the original legislation, account for more than 20% of cigarette sales in Colorado. Outlawing them would have been an enormous tax revenue hit
Colorado lawmakers move closer to repealing death penalty after emotional debate
Senate Bill 100 received initial approval after a six-hour debate in the Democratic-led Colorado Senate with vocal opposition from Sen. Rhonda Fields, whose son was killed by two of the three men on the state's death row
Republicans put education atop their priority list at the Capitol. We look at 8 of their ideas.
Republican lawmakers unveiled an education agenda that covers school safety, teacher pay, access to higher education and more. Will they be able to garner support from across the aisle?
If Congress doesn’t raise the tobacco-purchasing age to 21, Colorado lawmakers next year will try to
A pair of Democrats have already been working on legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the state, which is currently 18 years old
Going green again: Colorado’s license plates could soon revert to their old color scheme
The Colorado legislature is poised to vote next year on whether to return license plates to green mountains with a white background -- a nostalgic look
Colorado is bad at recycling, so lawmakers spent months looking for solutions. Here’s what they proposed.
Two draft proposals that advanced through an interim committee called more study before lawmakers take action
GOP blasted Democrats for the 2019 legislative session. But they supported nearly every bill, analysis shows.
A dozen Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Kevin Priola, sided with the Democratic legislative agenda the vast majority of the time
The 2019 legislative session in Colorado explained in 5 graphics
An analysis of votes in the House and Senate shows Republicans split and Democrats in alliance on the 460 bills passed this year
The good, the bad and the complicated: How Colorado’s electric vehicle laws changed this session
ICEholes now can be fined for parking in EV charging spots, but the death of a direct-to-consumer sales bill may keep electric truck maker Rivian from opening its first-ever store in Colorado
We asked our readers for questions about the Colorado legislature. Here are the answers.
You wanted to know about how citizens can bring bills in the Colorado Capitol, what happens to legislation when it is ruled unconstitutional and more
Colorado lawmakers want to eliminate spending caps. Here’s how the TABOR overhaul would work.
Any additional revenue would go toward K-12 schools, transportation and higher education in Colorado