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?By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Campaign to recall Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia fails, decides not to turn in all of its signaturesBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Attempted recalls of Democratic state senators dead after proponents decide not to turn in signaturesBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Interest in reforming Colorado’s system to recall elected officials is building — on both sides of the aisleBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Jared Polis recall backers say they don’t have enough signatures to force election to oust Colorado’s governorBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Being a state legislator is a part-time position, and work, family and health often lead to absences, a Sun analysis shows
Democrat Donald Valdez, a state lawmaker, to announce bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton
Valdez’ entry into the race guarantees a Democratic primary in what’s likely to be Colorado’s most competitive 2020 U.S. House race
Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia is spending $20,000 on ads touting his work — even though he’s term limited
The Pueblo Democrat’s 30-second spot touts legislation passed during the 2019 lawmaking term and his past as a Marine. He says it’s focused on reminding constituents of his accomplishments.
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
Should it be illegal for Colorado’s elected officials to block someone on social media? This lawsuit may provide a definitive answer.
State Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, blocked a constituent on Twitter and Facebook. The ACLU has sued him, hoping to set legal precedent amid a growing debate on the issue in Colorado.
Colorado Democrats postpone paid family leave effort until 2020, opt for study after mounting pressure against bill
Sen. Faith Winter, a Westminster Democrat who was pushing for Senate Bill 188, said that she was unable to pass the measure without making changes she felt “gutted the bill”
Colorado’s Senate president blocked a Facebook commenter. That cost taxpayers $25,000 — and he’s not the first to prompt a payout
Leroy Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, agreed as part of a settlement to not remove comments from his official Facebook page or block users in the future
The red flag gun bill is now law in Colorado. But that doesn’t mean all the questions around it are answered.
Gov. Jared Polis signed House Bill 1177 into law on Friday, saying: "Many other states have passed similar laws. They've often seen it used in a targeted way."
The Colorado congressman who once declared "the Republican Party is dead" narrowly won the four-way race after a rival withdrew and endorsed him on the fourth ballot