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When Colorado cops police themselves, the public can be left in the dark A...

Imagine you’re arrested by a Colorado police officer. During the arrest, the officer uses such physical force as to injure you. You file a...

For Colorado citizens, a deal with prosecutors could mean a clean record. For non-citizens,...

Here’s a process that plays out hundreds of times every year in Colorado: A person is charged with a low-level crime such as simple...

GOP mum on Rep. Lori Saine’s lynching comment, which Dems call ‘out of touch’...

Colorado House Republicans are not taking a position on a controversial statement about lynching victims that the GOP caucus leader made during a resolution...

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold takes aim at ‘massive secret political spending’ With...

Those seeking to limit the influence of money in Colorado politics can only do so much. Reformers would love to limit campaign expenditures, for example,...

Colorado lawmakers who questioned governor Tuesday keep quiet Wednesday

Gov. Jared Polis released his first draft budget this week, and some lawmakers were quick to question what was in it — and what...

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...

Vacancy committee elects Meg Froelich in Colorado House District 3 Froelich will fill the...

The mad shuffling of political seats in Arapahoe County is finally over. Inside the Englewood Civic Center on Monday night, a Democratic Party vacancy committee...

‘Ban the Box’ bill would make it harder for employers to discriminate against people...

In 2016 and 2017, Colorado’s legislature took up the question of whether to prohibit employers from asking job applicants up-front about their criminal records....

Jeff Bridges goes from Colorado House to Senate, Daniel Kagan blasts media on his...

Jeff Bridges will move from the Colorado House to the Senate, thanks to overwhelming support from a Democratic Party vacancy committee that selected him...

Mitchell named new director of Colorado Water Conservation Board

Rebecca “Becky” Mitchell, who currently heads up the water supply planning section of the Colorado Water Conservation Board, today was named the agency’s new...