A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil
Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.
To recall Jared Polis, critics must get 10,521 voter signatures a day. Here’s what else you need to know.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Republicans, anti-gun control group sue to toss Colorado’s red flag gun law citing broken legislative procedureBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s new red flag law may have applied to woman whose threats caused mass school closures. But there’s a catch.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Polis says law enforcement doesn’t have to use “red flag” bill, dodges questions about whether sheriffs should resign
The governor compared the measure making its way through the Colorado legislature to jaywalking when explaining how law enforcement can prioritize its use
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.
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
Colorado’s attorney general says sheriffs who won’t carry out a red flag bill court order “should resign”
A growing number of counties have declared themselves so-called “Second Amendment sanctuaries.” But does that mean commissioners want their sheriffs to disobey court-issued extreme risk protection orders?