The Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Additions Act marks Gardner's first-ever wilderness bill for Colorado and would add more than 40,000 acres of wilderness in the San Luis Valley
Rural Colorado sees more broadband options coming online. But getting up to speed is taking longer than anticipated in some areas.By Tamara Chuang Technology Primary category in which blog post is published
A number of GOP members of the statehouse declined to talk about the measures. Several who did said they disagree with the slate of legislation.
A Colorado lawmaker brought a short-term rental bill he never intended to pass. It created an uproar.
Dozens of lobbyists and lobbying firms are working on the bill, the short-term rental industry is urging people to flood the Colorado Capitol, and affordable housing advocates and local governments are celebrating
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.
Colorado poised to revisit murder law that can send people to prison for life — even when they didn’t kill anyone
A Democratic state senator wants to change the penalties for violating Colorado’s felony murder law to take life in prison without the possibility of parole off the table
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
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
A Snapchat video of a 13-year-old boy’s suicide roiled a Colorado town — and left police chasing social media ghosts
Multiple middle-schoolers in the small community of Dacono reported watching a video of Von Mercado's death — that then vanished from their phones — frustrating officials and leading to a new state law.
WATCH: The Colorado Sun’s post-legislative session forum Monday with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakers
The lawmakers who are slated to attend include: House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder; Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder; House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock; and Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert, R-Parker.
Split among Democrats on two major issues comes as Colorado’s legislative session heads into final sprint
The paid parental and family leave bill, as well as a measure to abolish Colorado’s death penalty, have been delayed by internal party concerns