A Republican leadership rift is hurting fundraising and one lawmaker blames a “serious strategic error” for some of the troubles
Democratic lawmakers, officials from oil and gas- dependent areas of Colorado clash on first day of rulemakingMark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
A spate of controversial bills, from tax increases to vaccines, have made the final days frenetic and frustrating to the GOP and business groups.
Colorado Democrats unveil plan for $70 million in federal coronavirus aid, including small business loans and renter help
Republicans say they were not consulted on the state’s CARES Act spending once again.
Colorado lawmakers focus on essential workers amid coronavirus, push to make paid sick leave a right for all
Much like the debate on broader paid family leave earlier this session, Colorado business owners and organizations are opposed to new mandates
A series of health and safety protocols reshaped what lawmaking looked like in the General Assembly as lawmakers restarted the legislative session
Democrats in the Colorado legislature jostle over whether they must return to the Capitol to continue their coronavirus pause
Senate Democrats hoped to avoid returning to the General Assembly because of the public safety threat. House Democrats felt they needed to be at the Capitol in person to avoid legal troubles.
Top lawmakers at the Capitol are awaiting a Colorado Supreme Court ruling on how to proceed, but they’re also beginning to eye a special legislative session as a remedy to the coronavirus pause.
All pending legislation will remain in place until lawmakers return to finish the 120-day lawmaking term
Should the Colorado legislature shut down because of coronavirus? The conversation is well underway.
The Colorado General Assembly’s leadership is seeking information on what it would mean for them to temporarily halt lawmaking as COVID-19 anxieties spread. One top lawmaker is already urging people to postpone Capitol tours.
A Colorado lawmaker brought a short-term rental bill he never intended to pass. It created an uproar.
Dozens of lobbyists and lobbying firms are working on the bill, the short-term rental industry is urging people to flood the Colorado Capitol, and affordable housing advocates and local governments are celebrating