Recall effort against state Rep. Tom Sullivan is stopped as GOP focuses on other lawmakers, national popular vote
The nascent effort to oust Sullivan, whose son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting, energized Democrats
A new state lawmaker’s first session is over. And she got an earful about it at a town hall meeting.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The red flag gun bill is now law in Colorado. But that doesn’t mean all the questions around it are answered.By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Columbine students campaign to spread photos of mass-shooting victims as discussion of gun-violence physiology growsBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Also known as an “extreme risk protection order” bill, the legislation is expected to draw significant opposition from Republicans. More than a dozen states have already passed similar laws.
KC Becker outlines aggressive agenda in her opening remarks. Here’s the new Colorado House speaker’s speech, annotated.
Context for the speech with annotations from The Colorado Sun highlighting what’s important and explaining what it all means
Colorado state senator won’t seek re-election following sexual harassment allegation, cites personal financial obligations
In a Facebook post announcing the move, Sen. Jack Tate, R-Centennial, said he began considering when to leave the legislature months before he was accused of sexual harassment
A “red flag” bill will return in the Democrat-controlled Colorado legislature. But what about other gun-control laws?
The last time Colorado Democrats controlled the Capitol they faced major blowback -- and lost their hold -- following the passage of 2013 gun laws
“It revealed to me this is what I can do”: Tom Sullivan’s son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting — and now he’ll be a state representative
Tom Sullivan, one of the first relatives of a mass shooting victim to hold elected office, hopes to be a voice for others shattered by tragedy.