New Colorado State Law Bans Animal Abusers From Owning PetsA new Colorado law will ban animal abusers from owning a pet for upwards of five years. Governor Jared Polis signed HB19-1092 into law Wednesday afternoon.
'Interesting Session': State Lawmakers Prepare For Historic LegislatureThe state legislature reconvenes Friday, and Democrats have the biggest majority in the State House in more than 80 years.
Minimum Wage Increases Again In ColoradoThe minimum wage in Colorado is up again. With the new year, workers are now getting paid $11.10 an hour at the minimum up from $10.20.
Colorado Among 29 States Increasing Minimum Wage Above Federal LevelThe federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has remained the same since 2009. Since then, 29 states and the District of Columbia have set minimum wages above the federal level.
Freshman Colorado Lawmakers Making A Wave In Leadership RolesA wave of rookie lawmakers makes landfall at the Colorado State Capitol in two weeks when the new session gets underway.
Colorado State Senator Retiring Following Accusations Of Sexual HarassmentColorado State Republican Sen. Randy Baumgardner is retiring. Last legislative session the Senate voted against expelling the GOP senator.
'Not Our Last Interview': Hickenlooper Prepares To Leave Governor's Office After 8 YearsGov. John Hickenlooper says he will miss the collaboration and camaraderie the most.
First African American Congressman In Colorado Has High HopesVoters in the 2nd Congressional District elected Democrat Joe Neguse Tuesday night, making him Colorado's first African-American member of Congress.
Joe Neguse Becomes First African-American To Represent Colorado In CongressDemocrat Joe Neguse has won the Colorado congressional seat being vacated by Democrat Jared Polis as he runs for governor.
Scott Tipton Wins Re-Election To 3rd Congressional DistrictColorado Republican Rep. Scott Tipton has been re-elected to Congress.
Colorado Democratic Rep. DeGette Re-Elected For 12th TermColorado Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette has won re-election to her 12th congressional term.
Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn Re-Elected To Congressional District 5Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn has been re-elected to Congress.
Democratic Rep. Perlmutter Re-Elected To Congressional District 7Colorado Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter has won a seventh term in Congress.
State Races To Determine Balance Of Power In State LegislatureAmid the race for governor and other statewide officials in the 2018 midterm election, Coloradans also will vote in a handful of state races.
Measures, Issues Could Change Landscape Of Colorado PoliticsColorado voters face 13 ballot measures and the election of a new governor, new attorney general and new treasurer in the 2018 November election.