Leroy Garcia

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Colorado’s 2020 legislative session begins this week. Here’s a rundown of 10 issues to watch.

The state legislature’s break-neck pace from 2019 may not return, but expect fierce debates over health care, criminal justice, guns and transportation

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“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

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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

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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

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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"

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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

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Interest in reforming Colorado’s system to recall elected officials is building — on both sides of the aisle

Republican state Sen. Jack Tate and Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan, both of Centennial and former political rivals, are leading the push for change

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Jared Polis recall backers say they don’t have enough signatures to force election to oust Colorado’s governor

Friday was the end of a 60-day window in which supporters of the recall needed to collect 631,266 valid signatures

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Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signatures

Garcia is the latest -- and most high profile -- Democratic Colorado lawmaker to be targeted by a recall campaign following the 2019 legislative session