A lawmaker returns to frontlines of the coronavirus fight as an ER nurse: “You can see a tsunami coming”
State Rep. Kyle Mullica, an ER nurse, recorded an audio diary from a day treating potential COVID-19 patients at a hospital in Denver
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
Sen. Pettersen makes history as one of first state lawmakers to give birth during Colorado legislative sessionBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Taxpayers are only covering Democrats’ legal fees in a partisan Colorado legislature lawsuit. Republicans say that’s unfair.By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
House Speaker KC Becker made clear Democrats plan to continue their far-reaching effort to reshape the state that began a year ago
Colorado’s Senate president was unusually progressive in his opening remarks. Here they are, annotated.
Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, delved into issues like socioeconomic class disparities and money in politics during his speech on the first day of the 2020 legislative session.
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
New attack ad from oil and gas industry ally blasts Gov. Jared Polis and Democrats for “junk science”
Defend Colorado launched a campaign to undercut a new state-commissioned study showing potential health impacts from drilling operations
National Democrats call Colorado Republican Scott Tipton’s seat a top pickup opportunity. But is it winnable?
Tipton has easily soared to reelection for three cycles in a row, despite high-dollar efforts to dislodge him from the 3rd Congressional District
Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signatures
The effort said they will turn in about 120 signatures, but not all of the ones they collected, in protest of what they said was "voter intimidation"