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News Primary category in which blog post is published

National Medal of Honor Museum chooses Texas over Denver for its new home despite Gov. Polis’ efforts

The decision is a blow to Colorado's governor, who worked for months to land the museum

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Lobbying spending sets new record in Colorado, as interests shift to influence Democratic-controlled Capitol

Business interests, associations, nonprofits and other groups spent more than $36.4 million on lobbyists in fiscal year 2019 to influence Colorado lawmakers and government agencies

Sun Investigation Primary category in which blog post is published

As Colorado’s governor, lawmakers target tax breaks, a program that covers 75% of the state’s land could be in the crosshairs

A Colorado Sun analysis of $223 million in tax credits awarded from 2013 to 2018 found that the state is often doling out taxpayer dollars without much evidence that each tax credit is producing economic activity that wouldn’t have occurred otherwise

Culture Primary category in which blog post is published

A Colorado filmmaker’s camera is rolling as women of color fight for a voice in Denver politics

In “Running With My Girls,” Denver’s Rebekah Henderson hopes to imitate the success of the progressive political film that captured the charismatic candidacy of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

RTD board candidate’s guilty plea in 2008 public benefits theft case could mean she’s ineligible to hold the job under the Colorado constitution

Shontel Lewis, candidate for the RTD board's district B, says: “I believe my eligibility should be based on the voters, not on a series of poor decisions I made over a decade ago at a time of trauma in my life.”