Steve Fenberg

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Colorado’s legislature won’t resume Monday as planned. It’s an open question when they will return.

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.

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Colorado legislature shuts down for 2 weeks because of coronavirus

All pending legislation will remain in place until lawmakers return to finish the 120-day lawmaking term

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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.

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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

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Colorado lawmakers move closer to repealing death penalty after emotional debate

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

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The 2020 battle to control Colorado’s state Senate is shaping up to be a big money election

Four super PACs tied to Democrats and Republicans in the state legislature and 2020 ballot committees reported millions in donations in the latest reports

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For Colorado’s Senate Democrats, life is threatening to get in the way of their majority

With Sen. Lois Court gone because of an illness and Sen. Brittany Pettersen soon leaving to have a baby, Democrats could briefly lose their majority in the chamber

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“We’ll see where it goes”: Impeachment has provided rocket fuel to the ascent of Colorado’s Joe Neguse

The 35-year-old congressman from Lafayette has risen quickly through the ranks of the Democratic Party in Colorado -- and the nation. What’s next?

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Potential for short-term health impacts from Colorado oil and gas drilling leads to calls for temporary halt in permits

A new study commissioned by the state health agency and released Thursday shows worst-case scenarios for adverse effects