Republican incumbent Cory Gardner has been a top recipient of National Rifle Association money in recent years, but Democrat John Hickenlooper’s record on policies tightening firearm regulations includes some asterisks.
Colorado’s sweeping police accountability bill now requires officers to face imminent threat before using deadly forceJesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Law enforcement warns of unintended consequences with Colorado Democrats’ sweeping police accountability billJesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers have passed a death penalty repeal. What will Gov. Polis do with the men on death row?Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Senate Bill 100 received initial approval after a six-hour debate in the Democratic-led Colorado Senate with vocal opposition from Sen. Rhonda Fields, whose son was killed by two of the three men on the state's death row
Hickenlooper faces renewed pressure and questions about his administration’s spending in final months
The cost of the former governor’s legacy website and legal defense in ethics inquiry emerge as issues in Democratic primary for U.S. Senate
All 100 state lawmakers are allowed to introduce five bills each year, and the deadline for the first three ideas is Dec. 2.
Magazines that hold more than 15 rounds of ammunition are still being sold in Colorado. Legislators thought that they banned them, but gun store employees describe a loophole in the law.
Colorado’s School Safety Committee pushed forward legislation that could better address students’ behavioral health needs. Lawmakers left guns out of the conversation largely for the sake of bipartisanship.
Gov. Jared Polis boosts minority outreach. But black leaders say he hasn’t kept his campaign promises
The Colorado Black Roundtable says the Democratic governor committed to more diverse appointments and two disparity studies, neither of which have made progress
Why Jared Polis vetoed 5 bills, and what it could mean for thousands of licensed professionals in Colorado
The Democratic governor blocked regulation of genetic counselors, sports agents and HOA managers -- moves that erode consumer protections, critics argue
The politicians discussed everything from how to improve Colorado’s vaccination rate to their reactions to the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting and the resignation Sunday of state Rep. Rochelle Galindo
Chaos and conflict brewing at the Colorado Capitol as Democrats push a big agenda and the GOP resists
A series of major policy shifts is generating tension, with one leading Republican state senator promoting secession