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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.

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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.

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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.

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Colorado politicians weighed in on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Saturday morning.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.