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Opinion: Despite ‘hostile workplace’, state lawmakers made some progress

Opinion: Despite ‘hostile workplace’, state lawmakers made some progress

When the Colorado Legislature adjourned Wednesday, the bang of the gavel marked the end of regular work by the 74th General Assembly, which first convened after the 2022 election delivered…

Proposed assault weapons ban appears to be dead in Colorado Legislature

Proposed assault weapons ban appears to be dead in Colorado Legislature

A proposed ban on “assault weapons” in Colorado appears dead in the Legislature. A bill that would prohibit the sale, manufacture and transfer — but not possession — of assault…

Preliminary Colorado Senate nod moves two affordable housing bills forward

Preliminary Colorado Senate nod moves two affordable housing bills forward

Colorado senators gave initial approval to two bills meant to boost the creation of accessory dwelling units and spur denser housing development along transit corridors. The bills are part of…

Opinion: Continuing Colorado’s culture shift away from its death-cult gun zeal

Opinion: Continuing Colorado’s culture shift away from its death-cult gun zeal

With gun violence, it’s useful to start with the numbers. Last year, there were 656 mass shootings in the U.S., the most on record except for 2021, when there were…

Green groups file trio of initiatives, including right to a healthy Colorado environment

Green groups file trio of initiatives, including right to a healthy Colorado environment

 A gas drilling rig in Bent County, Colo., on Oct. 5, 2022 (Chase Woodruff/Colorado Newsline). A coalition of environmentalists filed a trio of ballot initiatives Thursday that could dramatically boost…

Opinion: Colorado Republican Party is now a cult devoted to Trump boot-licking

Opinion: Colorado Republican Party is now a cult devoted to Trump boot-licking

Earlier this month, the Colorado Republican Party became only the second state party in the nation to endorse Donald Trump in his campaign to be president again. The move, though…

Opinion: Dissenting Colorado Supreme Court justices show us how democracy is dying in United States

Opinion: Dissenting Colorado Supreme Court justices show us how democracy is dying in United States

A majority of justices on the Colorado Supreme Court recently determined that former President Donald Trump is constitutionally ineligible to hold office again. It was a ruling that resulted from…

What do last week’s election results tell us about the 2024 election in Colorado?

What do last week’s election results tell us about the 2024 election in Colorado?

With Tuesday’s election in the books, we can turn our attention to the 2024 election and consider how this November might offer lessons for next November. Several points stand out.…

Opinion: Colorado Republican Party officials keep digging deeper hole with bylaw change

Opinion: Colorado Republican Party officials keep digging deeper hole with bylaw change

Leaders of the Colorado Republican Party on Saturday, Sept. 30, voted against a proposal that could have dramatically altered how the party chooses candidates. The proposal was for the party…

Opinion: Trump, MAGA threats of violence trickle down to Colorado in U.S. Constitution case

Opinion: Trump, MAGA threats of violence trickle down to Colorado in U.S. Constitution case

A Colorado judge fears for her safety. In the context of history, that’s an extraordinary situation, but as part of the Trumpist erosion of constitutional order, it’s routine. It’s how…

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