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Independent redistricting commission far from finalizing Colorado congressional map

Independent redistricting commission far from finalizing Colorado congressional map

After four days of public hearings on a newly proposed Colorado congressional map, members of the state’s first-of-its-kind Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission appeared far from a consensus on how best…

Democrats join labor, enviro groups to push for federal spending on public transit, electric vehicles

Democrats join labor, enviro groups to push for federal spending on public transit, electric vehicles

Top Colorado Democrats joined leaders from local labor unions and environmental groups on Wednesday to call on the federal government to combat climate change with historic levels of spending on…

Hickenlooper pushes for carbon pricing in Democratic budget reconciliation bill

Hickenlooper pushes for carbon pricing in Democratic budget reconciliation bill

As negotiations over a high-stakes budget bill begin in Washington, D.C., Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper told constituents in a virtual town hall on Monday that a carbon-pricing mechanism to combat…

Bennet launches tour to back billions for boosting watersheds, mitigating wildfires

Bennet launches tour to back billions for boosting watersheds, mitigating wildfires

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet visited Denver’s Confluence Park on Tuesday to launch a multi-stop tour in support of legislation that would funnel billions toward federal, state and local efforts to…

Colorado floats rule to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation sector

Colorado floats rule to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transportation sector

Colorado transportation officials have unveiled a proposal that they say will help reduce air pollution from cars and trucks and bring state and local infrastructure projects in line with the…

New poll: Coloradans largely support Biden’s budget reconciliation plan

New poll: Coloradans largely support Biden’s budget reconciliation plan

As the U.S. Senate gave final approval on Tuesday to a bipartisan package of $550 billion in new infrastructure spending, Colorado progressives touted new polling showing strong support for the…

Hickenlooper cites ‘Colorado priorities’ in infrastructure bill as wildfires, mudslides wreak havoc

Hickenlooper cites ‘Colorado priorities’ in infrastructure bill as wildfires, mudslides wreak havoc

Colorado can expect to receive roughly $5 billion in direct transportation funding from the infrastructure package agreed on by a bipartisan group of senators last week, with billions more likely…

Biden: ‘Threat of Western wildfires this year is as severe as it’s ever been’

Biden: ‘Threat of Western wildfires this year is as severe as it’s ever been’

For years, American presidents have held annual meetings with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials to plan ahead for the Atlantic hurricane season. In an era when the catastrophic impacts of…

Preliminary redraw of state legislative maps scrambles local senate, house districts

Colorado’s Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission on Tuesday released preliminary plans for the state’s once-a-decade update to the Colorado General Assembly’s 100 legislative districts, but the commission cautioned that final details…

Preliminary redistricting plan would make CD3 more Republican, CD7 more competitive

Preliminary redistricting plan would make CD3 more Republican, CD7 more competitive

A preliminary plan released by Colorado’s Independent Congressional Redistricting Commission on Wednesday would create a new Democratic-leaning 8th District in Denver’s northern suburbs, substantially alter the boundaries of the Western…

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