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Kate Greenberg, Colorado’s new ag commissioner, on climate change and mental health in rural...

Kate Greenberg, 31, has spent most of her adult life advocating for agriculture, a calling that’s taken her from farmers’ kitchens in the rural...

Death penalty repeal: Capitol Dems say ‘full steam ahead’ on legislation this year “A...

Twenty states have banned or suspended the death penalty, and this could be the year Colorado joins them. Public support for capital punishment is...

Polis calls for re-opening Cañon City prison as back-up to reform measures Long-term aim...

This story was updated at 4 p.m. on Friday with reaction from lawmakers and edited for clarity  Gov. Jared Polis wants to re-open a mothballed...

State lawmakers allot $2 million for overtime pay as prison guard vacancies grow “Our...

State lawmakers allocated $2 million to the Department of Corrections on Thursday to help cover the costs of overtime pay for prison guards for...

Littwin: We honor MLK by learning Republicans were lynched and King wasn’t about race

“Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” — Martin Luther King Jr. You can find a Martin Luther...

Littwin: How hot does a smoking gun need to be before Trump is truly...

Updated at 6:40 p.m. My first reaction to the no-longer-so-explosive Buzzfeed report that Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the...

Amid a growing opioid epidemic, lawmakers hope to end drug-addiction withdrawal in county jails...

On a warm spring day in 2015, Sarah Blair was stranded at a Safeway in Thornton with no car and a dead cell phone....

Littwin: Cory Gardner picks the exact right time to go rogue on Trump’s shutdown

Give Cory Gardner credit. Not only did he go rogue — shocking in its own right — he went rogue at just the right...

Lawmakers eye drug sentencing reforms to ease projected prison population growth People with controlled...

The department that oversees Colorado’s prisons is again asking the state legislature to open Centennial South, a shuttered prison in Cañon City. Corrections officials...

Littwin: If Trump can survive the chaos — and here’s betting he can —...

I have no idea how it will end — only that it will end badly. I don’t mean the shutdown. History gives a pretty good...