Just days after a resort at Lake Tahoe changed its name from Squaw Resort to Palisades Tahoe, Colorado's Geographic Naming Board voted in favor of a name change for Squaw Mountain in Clear Creek County.
Joey Bunch: "The pandemic, policies and economic downturn is going to affect all of us who don’t hunt and butcher our own grub."
Weeks until their planned finish, congressional redistricting commissioners have released the latest draft map.
Adams County Democrat Yadira Caraveo, the only Democrat so far running in Colorado's new congressional district, added more endorsements Wednesday from fellow state lawmakers, including one who had considered running for the seat.
Following an announcement from Attorney General Phil Weiser that the Aurora Police Department has engaged in a pattern of racially-biased policing and other illegal practices, Rep. Leslie Herod touted legislation passed last year that enabled the probe that uncovered those findings.
Colorado could become possibly the first legislature in the nation with an ADA-accessible wheelchair lift.
Colorado will launch a probe into possibly illegal redistricting lobbying.
But the panel faces a problem: they don’t know if the ideas they’re asking legislative staff to draft into bills are duplicative of legislation the General Assembly passed during previous sessions.
Novitas Communications announced Monday that Jaime Gardner will be the Denver-based public affairs firm's business development and communications director.
New drafts of Colorado House and Senate districts released, and they foreshadow continued Democratic dominance at the state Capitol.
The Colorado State Fair is timeless — Teflon, a line in the sand, all served up with cotton candy and a footlong corn dog.
A Colorado Politics review of filings for per diem payments – something of a blank check to cover the daily expenses lawmakers incur during the session — showed 52 of the General Assembly's 100 members filed for more than the 116 days that the 2021 session lasted.
Colorado politicians weighed in on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Saturday morning.
A group of Colorado House Republicans have a message for Democratic President Joe Biden, who is expected to visit Denver on Tuesday.
A panel of lawmakers reviewing treatment of those with mental health disorders in the criminal justice system is moving forward with 10 bill drafts, the maximum the interim committee can recommend.
Madeline Zann has been named executive director of the Democratic Senate Campaign Fund.
The Economic Recovery and Relief Task Force, created by Senate Bill 291 and authorized by a resolution from the General Assembly’s leadership two weeks ago, is charged with developing recommendations on allocating Colorado's share of American Rescue Plan Act funds.
A panel tasked with studying treatment of those with mental health disorders in the criminal justice system is calling for a 10% cap on THC potency for medical cannabis and criticized the removal of a potency cap from a high-profile marijuana concentrates bill that clear the General Assembly earlier this year.
Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera marked Colorado's progress in fighting deaths on the Capitol steps Wednesday to commemorate International Overdose Awareness Day.
Colorado has been one of the leading states in regulating methane emissions, providing a template for federal policy.
The hub promises to create 441 jobs over eight years. The company said the average pay would be $96,315 a year.
U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse was on MSNBC's "All in with Chris Hayes" Tuesday to talk about the potential matchup with Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert.
The leaders of the Democratic Women’s Caucus of Colorado on Tuesday slammed newly effective Texas state legislation on abortion, describing it as “another way to suppress, control, and shame women over their healthcare choices.”
Gov. Jared Polis appointed five Colorado leaders to his Early Childhood Leadership Commission, the state Department of Human Services announced Tuesday.
The so-called Isabella Joy Thallas Act – renamed late in the legislative process to honor a Denver woman murdered with a stolen gun in 2020 – is one of 169 pieces of legislation passed during this year’s legislative session that go into effect on Tuesday, which marks 90 days since the legislature has adjourned.
A federal class action lawsuit hopes to force Colorado to find appropriate placements for children with the most severe mental health issues. The lawsuit claims the state has shirked its federally-mandated duties and prefers to rely on hospitals to take children with the most serious mental health disorders.
The natural resources expert who served three Colorado governors, Republican and Democrats, is joining the Denver-based 76 Group public affairs firm.
The state’s largest real estate trade association with more than 29,000 members said the policymakers' work on the issue benefits current and future homeowners, including increasing access to information vital to the buying process and increasing transparency about property tax obligations, as well as how the legislature invests in housing across the state.
Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday heard from in-state and out-of-state experts about the need to disrupt the relationship between mental illness and the criminal justice system, with a message that jail-based services and police contacts are unhelpful interventions for those in severe crisis.
The 37-year old state Office of Consumer Counsel has a new name, the Utility Consumer Advocate, and broader responsibilities.
The progressive political machine ProgressNow Colorado announced Wednesday that Sara Loflin will succeed Ian Silveri as its executive director.
Gov. Jared Polis, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse called on their colleagues in Congress to finance rail and other transit projects, as well as invest in infrastructure for election vehicles as lawmakers consider infrastructure in the upcoming budget reconciliation.
A memorial service with hundreds gathered at the Wings of the Rockies Museum in Lowry, followed by a jam-packed reception at the governor's mansion in Denver.
Nellie Moran will become the next chief of staff for the Colorado Senate Democratic caucus, according to a Tuesday announcement from Senate President Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo.
A cohort of more than two dozen elected officials and community members on Monday kicked off crafting recommendations to use $450 million in federal dollars to create “transformational change” in Colorado’s behavioral health system
Fresh out of quarantine from a positive COVID-19 exposure, U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper was in Denver Monday to help promote a national call for Congress to lower health care costs, including for prescription drugs, and to reduce the racial disparities in health care.
A legislative committee gave a formal go-ahead to the process that determines how the state will spend nearly $700 million in federal money.
Colorado voters will get the chance to vote on lower property taxes this November.
College athletes have traditionally not been allowed to be compensated for use of their name, image or likeness, despite what the legislative framework describes as the “rapid escalation of the commercialization of intercollegiate sports and the increased opportunities for monetization.”
The Legislative Interim Committee on School Finance’s first meeting of the year, one of five scheduled before the start of the next legislative session, featured panel presentations from a handful of state agencies, nonprofits working in the educational space and a pair of district superintendents.
Accusations of unregistered lobbying and unreported lobbying spending have been leveled against a group of secretly-funded political operatives.
A panel of high school students charged with developing legislative recommendations on Friday told lawmakers they want to see bills improving access to mental health services for youth and higher education for foster students as well as measures to revamp the youth advisory council.
This week on Colorado Politicking, legislative reporter Pat Poblete and political correspondent Ernest Luning discuss Secretary of State Jena Griswold's move to decertify Mesa County voting equipment after a security breach involving Clerk Tina Peters. Chief legislative reporter Marianne Goodland recaps the "Commitment to Colorado" unveiled by Republicans earlier this week.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday morning unanimously confirmed former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's nomination to become U.S. ambassador to Mexico, the first of President Joe Biden's ambassador nominees to be confirmed.
The "red flag" law implemented on Jan. 1, 2020, was triggered 111 times during its first full year on the books, and most of the gun seizures came in situations where individuals struggled with mental health or substance abuse issues.
For the second time in the course of two weeks, a Republican House lawmaker has been hospitalized after sustaining an injury following an accident involving a horse.
A memorial for Mike McLachlan drew family, friends and fans to Durango to honor the lawmaker who died in June.
Marianne Goodland: "Daneya Esgar is the among seven Capitol regulars to welcome a new baby this year, along with Gov. Jared Polis' spokesman Conor Cahill, Speaker of the House Alec Garnett, D-Denver, and lobbyist Lisa LaBriola of Axiom Strategies."
Repeated efforts by state Rep. Ron Hanks, a Cañon City Republican, to demand an independent forensic audit of the 2020 elections has now drawn reaction from within his district.
Tuesday’s four-hour hearing on election rules drew more than 400 written comments and testimony from dozens of people, many who repeated debunked conspiracy theories about the 2020 election and some of the companies involved.