Attempted recalls of Democratic state senators dead after proponents decide not to turn in signatures
The campaigns to recall Democratic state Sens. Pete Lee and Brittany Pettersen told the Colorado Secretary of State's office on Tuesday that will not be turning in the signatures they collected
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
Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signaturesBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Democrat Donald Valdez, a state lawmaker, to announce bid to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Scott TiptonBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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
House Bill 1177 cleared the chamber on an 18-17 vote, with no Republican support and Senate President Leory Garcia, a Pueblo Democrat, voting “no” as expected
House Bill 1177 is awaiting a final vote in the Colorado Senate on its march toward Gov. Jared Polis’ desk
With tensions rising in the Colorado Senate, the breaking point is reached — over an attendance record
There was a defining moment in the Senate chamber Monday, when weeks of partisan politics came to a head. That led to attempts to set a better tone for the remaining weeks of the 2019 session. It’s unclear if they will work.