During a virtual press conference on Wednesday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a landmark Florida law benefiting childhood sex abuse victims, participants mentioned Colorado’s failure to pass a similar measure in the 2020 session.
Applications are open for those who would like to draw new boundaries for legislators and members of Congress, once the results of the current census are in.
Democrats and Republicans are lauded in Healthier Colorado's legislative scorecard released Tuesday.
If the federal government stimulates the economy with dollars for infrastructure, the state needs to be ready to cash in, according to a new report published by the business coalition Colorado Concern.
In the past month, Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law two COVID-19-related laws that will help Coloradans fight back against price gouging and unfair debt collection practices.
As the COVID-19 infections continued to increase across Colorado and the rest of the country, a recent report notes that lobbyists spent a record amount during the most recent legislative session as bills on tax breaks and sick leave were considered by lawmakers.
When it comes to good credit, Colorado's got it. That was the good news from State Treasurer Dave Young Thursday afternoon, as his office gets ready to sell notes to borrow $1.1 billion for K-12 schools and state operations.
This year's Ally Awards are moving online in September to honor Katherine Archuleta, Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler and the Colorado Lawyers Committee for standing with the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer residents and their families.
Colorado politicos remembered and paid tribute to those who died eight years ago Monday in an Aurora movie theater, as a gunman opened fire during a midnight screening.
Attempting to appease lawmakers who have been angry over a shutout of Eastern Plains representation on boards and commissions, Gov. Jared Polis named three new members to the state Parks and Wildlife Commission on July 8. Those appointments, however, are drawing criticism from some.
The statehouse coalition put out a video on social media asking Coloradans to look out for one another, with tips to make it easier.
The Colorado Water Quality Control Commission, part of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, announced Wednesday the approval of a new policy to reduce the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, known as PFAS, a chemical found in firefighting foam.
Colorado is part of a new deal involving several states to advance electric trucks and buses, the latest step in Gov. Jared Polis' campaign promise to clean the air and move the state toward renewable energy.
"This is especially important for so many workers who go to work sick, because they miss out on their hourly wage if they stay home," the governor said.
No restaurant in central Denver has more of a legacy for politicians and politico-watchers than Racines. But the longtime hangout for political denizens is no more.
In a Monday bill signing at the LGBTQ Community Center of Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis — the country's first openly gay governor — signed into law four bills tied to LGBTQ issues.
Colorado spiritual and political leader the Rev. Amanda Henderson is launching her new book, ""Holy Chaos: Creating Connections in Divisive Times" with an online event Tuesday night
Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill to help ensure Coloradans get their mail-in ballots in time and, if they mess up their ballot or lose it, they can get another one expeditiously.
Gov. Jared Polis announced two vetoes Saturday — one on new license plates and one on regulating private eyes. The Democratic governor spoke to the weight of government in both cases, according to his veto letters.
State officials on Thursday criticized the Greenwood Village City Council's decision to shield police officers who act in bad faith, but any action to negate that decision would likely come from the General Assembly in its next session rather than the Attorney General.
One week after a disastrous primary night in which every candidate financially supported by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners went down to double-digit defeats, the organization is shaking up its leadership team.
“Charter schools are not a silver bullet for solving all of the problems in our education system but they are a critical part of Colorado’s educational ecosystem by providing families with options and they have proven to improve outcomes for traditionally underserved students."
Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed two bills into law that will enable government services to be provided at a distance, decreasing the odds of COVID-19 infection.
The winner goes on to face Republican Richard Bassett in November.
Incumbents did very well, assuming the incumbent was running for the same seat they held before.
Gov. Jared Polis signed two bills Tuesday to help those in the state living in mobile homes.
Gov. Jared Polis signed a variety of bills throughout the Front Range Monday, including two he said will help protect Coloradans from the effects of a toxic foam used in fire fighting.
Gov. Jared Polis visited a Denver pot shop Monday night to sign a bill that will help more Coloradans, particularly women and people of color, get in the business and become a success.
Democratic Colorado leaders said the U.S. Supreme Court's Monday decision on abortion services in Louisiana was another big win for Colorado women.
"[W]e hold that Plaintiffs failed to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that HB 1224 violates the state constitutional right to bear arms," wrote Justice Monica M. Márquez for the court.
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A statue of a Civil War soldier that has adorned the west side of the state Capitol since July of 1909 was pulled down around 1:30 a.m. Thursday morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
Colorado Politics chief statehouse reporter Marianne Goodland and senior writer Joey Bunch, with more than a half century of journalism experience between them and decades in Colorado, size up the primary races that could shake up the statehouse in the next General Assembly.
House Speaker KC Becker, Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg and House Majority Caucus Chair Edie Hooton (who is the vice chair of the chamber's Energy and Environment Committee) are planning a virtual town hall.
Colorado Springs City Council members discussed and debated details about setting up a police accountability committee in Colorado Springs for hours Monday, but didn't agree on any details and are to seek residents’ opinions before potentially voting on an ordinance Tuesday.
Did this session feel like a lot more than 84 days? It did to Capitol M.
Scott opted to run for Mesa County Commission this year, two years after winning a second term in Denver. Thursday, the current District 1 commissioner, John Justman of Fruita, threw his support behind Scott.
The Regional Transportation District's financial troubles are prompting action from the state Capitol, with the Wednesday announcement of an advisory committee that will take a deep dive on the transit agency's woes.
News of the announcements come as a group of legislators had angrily raised concerns on the last day of the session about a lack of geographic diversity.
A fight more than 15 months in the making finally boiled over on the last day of the 2020 legislative session, and resulted in a closed-door meeting Monday between eight members of the state Senate and Gov. Jared Polis.
Senate Bill 200, called the Colorado Secure Savings Program, will ensure that everyone in the workforce has access to a way to save money for retirement, said the state's largest organization for retirees.
In an end-of-session talk with reporters, Senate Republican leaders said Monday the 2020 session was less contentious than last year's, and they give some of the credit to Gov. Jared Polis, who acted as something of a peacemaker.
Lawmakers have adopted two bills that would put on hold increases in their salaries and per diem, the money they’re paid for non-travel expenses, primarily for when they’re in session.
The Senate has fewer than a dozen measures requiring a final vote Monday, most notably House Bill 1420, the tax bill that was dramatically whittled down Saturday night in an agreement primarily with the governor and in hopes of staving off a threatened veto. If adopted, the bill will have to head back to the House for their vote on Senate amendments.
This isn’t about the merits or whatever you may think about the vaccination bill that went through the House in the past week, but about a related issue.
A tobacco tax that couldn't get untangled from last year's legislative session looked pretty wound up in amendments well into Saturday night.
Senate Democrats on Saturday night announced a deal on a controversial tax bill intended to boost K-12 education funding but that was roundly opposed by business groups, and the bill won preliminary approval.
Lawmakers in the General Assembly have put to bed a two-year fight to boost the state's last-in-the-nation track record on immunizations.
Fishers Peak is a signature away from becoming Colorado's 42nd state park after the legislature passed Senate Bill 3 on Friday.