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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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The Colorado Civil Justice League handed out its "Common Sense in the Courtroom Awards" to 43 bipartisan members of the Colorado General Assembly Thursday.