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Polis punts decision to open shuttered prison, seeks ‘holistic’ solution to dwindling bed space...

Colorado’s prisons are 99 percent full, and the inmate population is projected to rise. But Democratic Gov. Jared Polis, who has made criminal justice...

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...

Judge nixes citizenship question on Census, but immigrant groups are ‘skeptical and very afraid’

Minority and civil rights activists applauded Tuesday’s court decision overruling the Trump administration’s plan to include a question regarding citizenship status on the 2020...

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...

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...

Littwin: Trump’s shutdown battle cry — praise the Lord and pass the candy

Donald Trump is losing badly in the government shutdown battle, and that scares the hell out of me. I don’t see any viable, face-saving...

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,...

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....