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2020 legislative session

CU Boulder campus on May 7, 2020. Lawmakers are planning to cut higher education funding due to the effects of COVID-19 on the state budget. (Photo by John Herrick)

Colorado’s public colleges face a budget crisis. It’s been decades in the making.

In 1983, Nate Easley attended Colorado State University and received $900 federal grants each year that almost covered his annual cost of tuition. CSU tuition...
Protesters are expected in Denver this weekend condemning a continued stay-at-home order. (Flickr photo courtesy of Marco Verch Professional)

Littwin: They’re coming to man the barricades and Trump is cheering them on

There’s apparently a reopen-the-economy demonstration coming to the state Capitol this weekend. I have no problem with protesters. In fact, back in my youth,...

Even in a public health crisis, Colorado lawmakers need to pass a budget

Leaders in the Colorado General Assembly say they’re committed to passing key budget legislation as soon as possible, even though they are not sure...
The Colorado State Legislature recessed for two weeks on March 14, 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Colorado’s elected officials grapple with how to keep public meetings open amid pandemic Any...

As the COVID-19 pandemic forces everybody to consider limiting their exposure to other people, local elected officials are starting to think about how they...

Here are five hot spots of the 2020 legislative session Businesses are lining up...

A political advertisement, paid for by a Washington, D.C.-based group made up of mostly drugmakers, insurance companies and private hospitals, aired last month on...
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