Colorado State Capitol in Denver

Civic Center Park and Colorado State Capitol, Denver

The 2019 session of the Colorado General Assembly opens Friday. Here's a roundup of preview coverage from CoPo's Marianne Goodland and Ernest Luning, plus our news partners at 9News, Chalkbeat Colorado and the Associated Press.

And stay with us through the day as Marianne, Ernest, Conrad Swanson and Erin Prater bring you all the opening-day action.

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | Changes ahead under the dome

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | Committee picks set themes for the session

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | Power players to watch under the dome

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | Republicans: No gavel, but still a voice at the statehouse

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | Senate President Leroy Garcia: 'We need to lead with honor'

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | House Speaker KC Becker: 'Coloradans want a functional, thoughtful government'

> 2019 CAPITOL PREVIEW | Legislative leaders talk new session at Denver chamber event

> In wake of federal First Step Act, Colorado eyes its own criminal justice reform

> Incoming lawmaker faces complaints as Colorado legislature opens

> WATCH: Previewing Colorado's 2019 legislative session with 9News political experts

> WATCH: Issues that Colorado lawmakers will tackle early in the new session

> Dear Governor: Advice for Colorado's next chief executive

> Polis sets 'Blue Sneaker Ball' to celebrate inauguration

> Bob Rankin tapped to fill Randy Baumgardner's Colorado state Senate seat

> Colorado Rising to take another shot at an oil and gas ballot initiative

> WATCH: Colorado lawmaker wants rules for when police can come back to work after a shooting

> Lawmakers pledge to ‘put some legs’ on new Colorado education plan

> Here's what Democratic control of Colorado government means for education

> Even with Democratic majorities, money constraints will shape Colorado’s education agenda

> Here’s what Colorado educators want Jared Polis to know about their schools

> Sports betting will be no home run for state budgets

> Schools, health issues will be priorities for lawmakers in Colorado, elsewhere

> The Last Stand has survived floods, but can it survive the legislature?

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