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The Mix

News and analysis pulled from the rush

What Jared Polis asked for (and left out) in his $33.7B budget request Full-day...

Jared Polis campaigned on bringing universal, full-day kindergarten to Colorado. Two days after being sworn in as governor, he said in his State of...

Guest Post: No more dead bodies on Boulder streets

Boulder is the 17th wealthiest city in the 57th wealthiest county in the 10th wealthiest country in the world. One would expect such wealth...

Attorney General Weiser opposes The Colorado Independent in court records fight AG ducked the...

In his first week on the job, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser officially opposed The Colorado Independent’s petition before the U.S. Supreme Court to...

Guest Post: Back pay doesn’t pay the bills due today

I am a patriotic American. I have worked as a federal government public servant for 14 years in three different agencies providing resources and...

Supreme Court, in blockbuster Martinez ruling, shields oil and gas drillers from stricter public...

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reversed a lower-court decision that sought to reshape the way oil and gas drilling permits are issued in...

Jared Polis lays out policy priorities, with free kindergarten on top. Here are 7...

Like the man himself, Jared Polis's first-year agenda for Colorado is ambitious. Fixes to a sputtering education system. Addressing climate change. Lowering health care costs....

Federal workers in Denver protest shutdown: ‘Do your job so that we can...

Nathan Wiser, who monitors water quality for the Environmental Protection Agency in Denver, has been unable to go to work for 20 days due...

Slideshow: This is what a blue wave looks like Images from an historic inauguration...

Few things are bluer than Colorado's sky. But today, the blueness of the five statewide office holders who were inaugurated in front of the...

Littwin: It wasn’t just Polis who made history — it was also Colorado’s voters

It wasn’t just Jared Polis who made history as the first openly gay man to be sworn in as governor of any state.  Most of...

New sheriff, new town: Jared Polis takes reins from Hickenlooper in a vastly different...

Colorado had never seen an Inauguration Day like it did on Tuesday. It had never seen a governor-elect descend the Capitol steps in blue sneakers,...