Colorado Attorney In Discrimination Lawsuit Hopes SCOTUS Decision Will Strengthen CaseIn a landmark case the U.S. Supreme court ruled that the Civil Rights Act does in fact protect those in the LGBTQ community from job discrimination.
Legislature Passes Bills On Police Accountability, Vaccinations & Tax Reform In Final Days Of SessionLawmakers came back the end of May after the session was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020 State Legislative Session Ends With Sweeping ChangesColorado lawmakers wound down a shortened 2020 session Saturday having drastically cut education funding because of the coronavirus pandemic’s revenue impact.
Polis Signs Executive Order To Further Assistance For TenantsGov. Jared Polis signed an executive order on Saturday night to help keep those who haven't been able to pay rent because of the pandemic from being evicted through mitigation.
Colorado Police Reform Bill Passes, Now Heads To Governor's DeskA bill to improve police accountability in Colorado just passed its final reading in the state Senate.
Gov. Jared Polis Plans To Sign Police Accountability BillWide-ranging reforms to law enforcement will become law in Colorado. Friday night, Gov. Jared Polis tweeted he supports Senate Bill 217, also known as a police accountability bill, and will sign it when it gets to his desk.
John Hickenlooper Fined $2,700+ In Connection With Two Ethics ViolationsDemocratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper will have to pay more than $2,700 in fines for ethics violations during his tenure as governor of Colorado.
Colorado Lawmakers Consider Ballot Measures Including Repeal Of Gallagher AmendmentColorado lawmakers are working on putting measures on the November ballot.
House Passes Police Accountability Bill, Back To Senate Before Gov. Jared Polis' DeskAmong other measures, the bill requires all local and Colorado State Patrol officers who have contact with the public to be equipped with body cameras by July 1, 2023 — two years later than originally proposed — and requires that unedited footage be released to the public within 21 days of a misconduct complaint being filed.
Ethics Panel Fines Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper $2,750A Colorado commission fined Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper $2,750 on Friday for ethics violations he committed as governor that included accepting a private jet flight to an official event.
Police Accountability Bill Passes State House With Support From Sheriffs, Police ChiefsThere will be sweeping reforms at police departments statewide after the passage of a police accountability bill at the state Capitol.
Gov. Jared Polis Opposes Tax Changes Rushed By DemocratsMajority Democrats in Colorado's Legislature have been rushing through a bill in the last week of the session that would suspend or reduce several business tax credits and corporate incentives to generate millions of dollars for public schools.
Corporate Donations To Colorado Governor’s Office Raise 'All Sorts Of Red Flags’Former Gov. John Hickenlooper admits he took the public-private model to a new level, funding programs and even positions in his administration with no oversight.
John Hickenlooper, Andrew Romanoff Debate: Both Senate Contenders Favor Law Enforcement ReformsThe statewide mail-in voting has started in the Democratic Senate primary race between John Hickenlooper and Andrew Romanoff in Colorado.
State Immunization Bill Passes House On 3rd ReadingThe Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill which would make it harder for Coloradans to opt out of required vaccines.