Non-Politician Leads Legislation To Ask Voters To Change RedistrictingKent Thiry is not a politician or even partisan, but he has lead one of the biggest changes ever in Colorado politics.
Colorado Lawmakers Send Redistricting Reforms To BallotThe Colorado Legislature is sending voters two ballot measures aimed at preventing partisan gerrymandering.
Colorado Boosts Savings To $730 Million, May Need MoreThanks to a boost from a recent tobacco industry settlement, Colorado plans to sock away an extra $90 million next year in the state's reserves. But by one credit rating agency's analysis, it's still woefully unprepared for the next economic downturn.
42,000 Prescription Bottles Reveal Opioid Addiction IssueA new memorial has 42,000 prescription bottles on display that represent the 42,000 lives lost nationwide to opioid addiction.
Lawmakers Strike 11th Hour Deal To Save State PensionState lawmakers strike an 11th hour deal to stabilize Colorado’s pension system which has $32 billion in unfunded obligations.
Colorado Lawmakers Seek Pension Fix On Last Day Of SessionColorado lawmakers were working quickly Wednesday to reach a deal to stabilize the state's public pension system, which has at least $32 billion in unfunded obligations, as the clock wound down on the last day of the legislative session.
Bipartisan Compromise Reached On Much Needed Transportation BillAfter years of gridlock, Democrats and Republicans appear to have reached a compromise on transportation funding. The move comes in the final days of the legislative session at the state Capitol.
Colorado Lawmakers Seek To Outlaw Certain Gaming ArcadesColorado lawmakers on Monday passed a bill to outlaw certain mom-and-pop sweepstakes arcades, seeking to close a legal loophole that allowed the operations to crop up outside the three cities authorized by voters to conduct legal gambling: Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek.
Colorado Lawmakers Strike Deal On Transportation FundingTop Colorado lawmakers on Monday announced a deal on the largest transportation funding measure in the state's history, breaking through a months-long stalemate on one of the top issues of the 2018 legislative session.
Lawmakers Work To Keep Safe2Tell A Place To Prevent Bullying, Not Promote ItA Colorado hotline designed to stop bullying is enabling it in some cases. Now lawmakers want to better track false reports to Safe2Tell.
Bill Exempting Child Autopsies From Records Act AdvancesA Colorado House committee has passed a bill that would remove autopsy reports on minors' deaths from the state's Open Records Act.
Colorado State Senator Accused Of Misconduct Is SanctionedColorado Senate Democrats protested what they call light punishment for a Republican senator repeatedly accused of sexual and workplace harassment, saying Thursday they'd keep demanding the lawmaker's resignation.