Criminal justice reform advocate Elisabeth Epps hauled in nearly $1,000 an hour in the first day after the Denver Democrat made her candidacy in House District 6 official, her campaign said Friday.
When last we saw Republican former state Sen. Jack Tate, he was headed off to his hometown of Nashville, Tenn., to help manage a nonprofit called Project Return and take care of his mother.
Former Rep. Bob Briggs, a Westminster Republican who served one term in the Colorado House, on Dec. 2 died of a heart attack.
Dec. 14 marks nine years since Jane Dougherty told her sister hello and goodbye, but for a disturbed young man's access to guns in Newtown, Connecticut, a New England village that was decked out for a Christmas, that was emotionally obliterating.
Sen. Chris Kolker, D-Centennial, was named a 2021 legislative champion by Mental Health America during a recent winter policy council meeting in Santa Fe, NM.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s health department announced Wednesday that emergency workers should not use a condition involving erratic behavior by people as a reason to inject them with the drug ketamine. The announcement came two years after the fatal arrest of a Black man in suburban Denver who had been injected with the drug.
Boulder's south-side King Soopers will reopen Jan. 20, 10 months after the mass shooting that killed 10 people and ravaged the store.
The prospect that the conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade is pushing Colorado's Democratic women legislators to act, long before a decision from the court is likely.
Race permeates political discussions these days, and this week the Denver City Council offered the debate in the flavors of cotton candy, lemon, gummy bear or menthol.
For the past decade, Colorado political leaders have tried to squeeze more money out of the state budget and into fixing overcrowded and poorly maintained interstates and highways. Gov. Jared Polis said Tuesday it won't take another decade to accomplish that goal.
A full schedule of NFL and college football games, along with baseball playoffs and the beginning of professional basketball and hockey seasons, pushed Colorado sports bets to a record $491.5 million in October.
Update, 12/2/21: Judge Regina Rodriguez, late Wednesday, denied the request for an injunction from the plaintiffs. Attorney William Trachman told Colorado Politics Thursday they intend to appeal either Thursday or Friday, and to seek a motion for an injunction pending appeal with the 10th Ci…
Colorado is moving forward on its plans to launch its state-designed standardized health insurance plan for individual and small group markets, but a waiver the state planned to pursue with the federal government had health care providers, including insurance companies, fuming.
AUSTIN, Texas — Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residency card as a child: “alien.”
Kevin Bommer, executive director of the Colorado Municipal League, was elected to the National League of Cities board of directors by NLC’s membership at the 2021 virtual City Summit.
Despite the polarization and acrimony of politics, the holiday season brings Coloradans together to recognize the good, the shared wishes and the bright hopes of a new year.
MONUMENT • As the state assembly gears up for its 2022 sessions, so do House representatives from districts in the region.
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New Colorado legislative maps mean politicos are adapting to a statewide shakeup, with more competitive and fewer rural House and Senate districts.
State Treasurer Dave Young has a bone to pick with companies that his office said are hyping misinformation about Colorado's new state-mandated retirement program.
Though it now has a possible new home, Colorado's controversial Union Soldier statue will stay where it is in the lobby of History Colorado while Colorado officials do one more run-through to check the pulse of interested parties to make sure this is the right decision.
In early April, Gov. Jared Polis's public optimism neared its apex.
President Joe Biden has named former Colorado Speaker of the House KC Becker of Boulder as the Region 8 administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency.
During three out of the last four regular legislative sessions, state Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg has tried to persuade lawmakers to approve a reduction in the state's income tax.
Colorado – the state of blue skies, white-capped mountains and Red Rocks – isn’t as green as you might think.
Alejandra Jimenez Major is the new associate director of the American Petroleum Institute Colorado, the trade group announced Tuesday afternoon.
A report found that the city has patterns of violating residents’ rights.
Rachel Marion is the new CEO of the Denver Metro Commercial Association of Realtors, the trade group announced Tuesday morning.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and two state lawmakers representing Aurora reacted to Thursday afternoon's shooting at Nome Park near Aurora Central High School that wounded six teenagers.
Members of the Legislative Council on Monday approved every bill submitted by summer and fall interim committees.
Kachina Weaver, the former deputy legislative director for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is joining Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, the Denver-based national law firm announced Monday afternoon.
Danielle SeeWalker, a Lakota descendant from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe who lives in Denver, believes it’s well past time to get rid of American Indian mascots in public schools.
State Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg told his constituents Colorado is in line for some of the $1.2 trillion from the federal infrastructure package.
The Joint Budget Committee's first order of business was the annual handing over of the gavel from the chair to the vice-chair, an action that puts Rep. Julie McCluskie, D-Dillon, in charge of the powerful budget writing panel.
Colorado's Secure Savings Program and its New Mexico counterpart are teaming up to reduce costs and provide portability for people who move from one state to the other.
A Colorado program that allows students to anonymously report threats to their own and others' safety saw a 72% increase in tips between October 2020 and October 2021.
The business coalition Colorado Concern announced Monday that seven legislators and one mayor are "In the Arena," an award recognizing leaders who work across the aisle to improve the state's economic landscape.
While Colorado conservatives took their lumps on the home front in this year's election, losing bids to lower property tax rates and increase oversight of the process of spending taxpayer money (as well as a higher pot tax going down), they had signs of hope by looking east.
The plaintiffs believe in the idea of “reappropriation,” in which they petition school districts to use Native American names in positive ways.
Better pay and a safer workplace top the list of Latino concerns in a poll and report released Thursday.
State lawmakers who sponsored tenant-friendly changes to eviction protocols earlier this year are concerned that the Colorado Supreme Court did not fully comply with the law when it updated the legal paperwork for renters facing eviction.
Gov. Jared Polis and a cadre of supportive Democrats on Wednesday afternoon unveiled Colorado’s Department of Early Childhood, aimed at making education more readily available to young children and expanding opportunities for older ones.
Democratic state Sen. Faith Winter on Tuesday is set to speak on a panel at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Scotland on intergovernmental coordination to tackle climate change in the United States.
State Sens. Rhonda Fields, Jeff Bridges and Cleave Simpson and Rep. Julie McCluskie are the Colorado Community College System's legislators of the year.
The city of Aurora has started the search process for an independent monitor to oversee a possible consent decree that’s being negotiated between the city and the state attorney general’s office, Attorney General Phil Weiser announced Monday.
Lisanne McNew is the new chair of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, a public-private partnership appointed by the governor to develop a network to develop talent and maximize that benefit for workers and employers.
As the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday takes up challenges to a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, Colorado House Majority Leader Daneya Esgar slammed the justices for failing to block the legislation's implementation.
Despite making up more than 1 in 5 Coloradans, Latinos aren’t getting their fair share of the gold, but in return get a disproportionate share of the misery.
A report from the pharmaceutical industry is pointing fingers at health insurance providers, claiming that "(h)ealth insurance just isn’t working like it should, because insurers and pharmacy benefit managers are increasingly shifting more health care costs onto patients through high deductibles and coinsurance."
The Colorado Civil Justice League handed out its "Common Sense in the Courtroom Awards" to 43 bipartisan members of the Colorado General Assembly Thursday.