With Colorado’s Legislature firmly under their control, Democrats are poised to dictate the state’s economic agenda and to pass civil unions after two years of divided government.
A Western Slope Republican who battled accusations of driving drunk has announced she won’t seek re-election.
Female lawmakers in Colorado are donning antique hats and giving out cupcakes to mark 100 years since the election of Colorado’s first female state senator.
A bill moving forward in the state Legislature would help people without health insurance when they end up in the emergency room.
Job postings that state unemployed applicants need not apply will remain legal as a Republican state House committee rejected a discrimination measure.
Young athletes in Colorado schools are getting protections from concussions with new guidelines for coaches and an agricultural tax break is going away as a handful of new laws take effect Jan. 1.
I believe the plan is very ambitious, but it is an appropriately ambitious response to the one key issue that Coloradans of every political stripe care about, the economy. However, as always, the devil is in the details. And it’s not so much the details of the plan that need to be debated, but how we accomplish those goals.
Basically, this is lining up as a battle over the perceived effect of State Employee Unions and their benefits have on State Budgets.
Colorado’s next governor is busy wrapping up his duties as Mayor of Denver and getting ready for his new gig.