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Here’s our recap of our best stories of the last seven days from the Colorado Politics staff.


Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is pictured while testifying on the impact of climate change in Colorado during the first U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis at CU Boulder on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Boulder. The hearing was titled "Colorado's Roadmap for Clean Energy Action: Lessons from State and Local Leaders" and was held at CU Boulder's Wittemyer Courtroom.

> Colorado ballot measure would bar voting by non-citizens

> Denver DA's 2nd in command to resign following bullying, intimidation complaints

> '': Web names registered in case Hickenlooper jumps to Senate race

> Denver oil and gas company cuts a third of its workforce

> Hickenlooper & Bennet debate in Detroit: CoPo's complete coverage

> Top Democrats for president: How WaPo ranks Hickenlooper, Bennet

> COPO SPECIAL REPORT | Shaping Colorado's energy future

> COPO SPECIAL REPORT | What's next with oil and gas regulations?

> COVER STORY | Election measures among 207 new laws that take effect today

> COVER STORY | Bills in the background: A look at the hundreds of measures you never heard about

> INSIGHTS | Colorado women have waited long enough for a US Senate seat

> Q&A with Jenny Kraska | A Catholic voice in Colorado's public square


Stapleton resident Sandra Burroughs places an informational flyer in a door handle while campaigning in Stapleton in support of the neighborhood's Rename St*pleton For All name-change initiative on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Denver. (Andy Colwell for Colorado Politics)

> Denver's Stapleton neighborhood grapples with namesake's KKK past

> Former Denver Mayor Stapleton and his involvement with the KKK

> Denver's party chairs: 2 women, 2 directions, 2 very different roles

> Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck move to new Denver radio station

> Activists submit thousands of signatures to overturn Colorado electoral vote law

> Polis to congressional panel: Climate change is 'an existential threat'

> Colorado air-pollution regulators begin rulemaking for oil and gas emissions

> Denver targets ‘blighted’ portion of East Colfax for redevelopment

> Colorado's Rep. Jason Crow now supports Trump impeachment inquiry

> Polis announces US reinsurance plan approval aimed at lower Colorado premiums

> This Denver firm tops revenue list for US lobbying shops

> Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to business leaders: It's time to raise workers' wages

> Colorado higher ed officials tout return on investment for post-secondary degree

> Denver gears up for the 2020 census

> Denver City Council newcomers oppose oversight screener

> State auditor: Treasurer's office failing to reunite Coloradans with lost property

> CAPITOL M | Polis, Lujan Grisham land leadership spots with National Governors Association

> Colorado politicians make final push to keep U.S. Space Command

> Petitioners proposing a new name for Colorado Springs' Trump Avenue: Immigrant Avenue






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