Rhonda Fields

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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

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Six big takeaways from The Colorado Sun’s forum with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakers

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

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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

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Here’s how John Hickenlooper introduced himself to America in his presidential campaign kickoff

“I am a dreamer and a doer, and we need both to make real progress,” the former Colorado governor says

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“Those scars will always be there”: Rhonda Fields’ son was murdered by two of the three men on Colorado’s death row

The Aurora Democrat is opposed to repealing the death penalty in Colorado. She plans to be “vocal and … honest” during debate over a bill to abolish.

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Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage

The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.

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Officials want to keep drones away from Colorado wildfires. But how do you halt something you can’t see?

Last year, there were 26 known drone incursions over wildfires in the U.S., six of which happened in Colorado