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Polis puts spotlight on housing equity in optimistic State of the State address

Polis puts spotlight on housing equity in optimistic State of the State address

In an optimistic speech to state lawmakers that referenced “The Lord of the Rings,” Mexican eatery Casa Bonita and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday…

Roberts’ bills on housing, health care among first of new Colorado General Assembly session

Roberts’ bills on housing, health care among first of new Colorado General Assembly session

Soon after the Colorado General Assembly convened for the 2023 legislative session on Monday, members introduced the first bills of the year, offering a hint of Democratic priorities. “This session,…

Colorado lawmakers to weigh task force focused on high-altitude water storage

Colorado lawmakers to weigh task force focused on high-altitude water storage

Colorado’s Joint Committee on Legislative Council has approved a slate of bills put forward by various interim committees to be introduced and considered in the next legislative session, ranging from…

Roberts to chair Senate ag, natural resources; Lukens lands on House ag, water, natural resources committee

Roberts to chair Senate ag, natural resources; Lukens lands on House ag, water, natural resources committee

With a little over three weeks until the new Colorado legislative session convenes, leaders in each chamber are rolling out committee assignments. On the House side, Speaker-designate Julie McCluskie, a…

Dillon’s McCluskie named state House speaker in win for Western Slope

Dillon’s McCluskie named state House speaker in win for Western Slope

Colorado House Democrats chose Rep. Julie McCluskie of Dillon on Friday to serve as speaker of the chamber for the upcoming legislative session. “It is an enormous privilege to serve…

Former GOP attorney general Coffman endorses Democrat Weiser for reelection

Former GOP attorney general Coffman endorses Democrat Weiser for reelection

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, received an endorsement from his Republican predecessor Thursday in his bid for reelection. Cynthia Coffman, who served as the state’s attorney general from…

Frisch to focus on inflation, water, rural issues in bid to oust ‘outlandish antics’ of Rep. Lauren Boebert

Frisch to focus on inflation, water, rural issues in bid to oust ‘outlandish antics’ of Rep. Lauren Boebert

On the heels of a slim victory in the Democratic primary, Adam Frisch is preparing to explain to Colorado — and the nation — why he thinks his candidacy for…

DACA backers rally for immigration reform as popular program once again hangs in legal jeopardy

DACA backers rally for immigration reform as popular program once again hangs in legal jeopardy

Colorado immigration activists continue to call for a permanent solution for undocumented people to receive protected status as a federal appeals court considers the fate of the program that covers…

Aspen’s Frisch wins Dem primary in bid to unseat right-wing Rep. Boebert in CD3

Aspen’s Frisch wins Dem primary in bid to unseat right-wing Rep. Boebert in CD3

Former Aspen City Council member Adam Frisch won the Democratic nomination in Tuesday’s primary for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, edging out Pueblo activist Sol Sandoval by under 2,000 votes. “We’re…

Coram looks to paint himself as moderate, bipartisan antidote to political instigator Boebert in debate

Coram looks to paint himself as moderate, bipartisan antidote to political instigator Boebert in debate

State Sen. Don Coram tried to paint himself as a moderate, experienced alternative to incumbent U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert during the first debate between the candidates ahead of the Republican…

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