Democrats pushing to raise the minimum wage in Colorado achieved a couple of temporary victories Monday with measures addressing the issue, including one that would ask voters to incrementally increase wages.
Colorado Democrats were hammered in last year’s elections while Republicans had their best year in a decade. Yet it’s the GOP that’s ousting its state party leader and the Democrats keeping theirs.
Colorado Democrats unveiled what’s sure to be one of the most emotionally charged proposals of the year – legislation to give terminally ill patients the right to choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.
Former Gov. Roy Romer gave some uncomfortable and likely unwelcome advice to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term = start a movement to repeal TABOR.
Republicans are moving fast to repeal gun-control legislation Colorado Democrats passed two years ago in response to mass shootings.
The legislative session that begins Wednesday in Colorado promises no shortage of juicy debates — from gun control and marijuana, to end-of-life decisions and new limits on oil and gas drilling.
Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.
Colorado Democrats will retain a majority in the state House, but it’s still unclear which party will control the Senate.
Colorado Democrats have won back two seats they lost in last year’s recall over gun control measures.
Hillary Clinton is back in Colorado. The former Secretary of State was in town last week for a fundraiser for embattled Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.