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U.S. House passes coronavirus response bill; Buck lone Colorado rep to vote no The...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House early Saturday morning approved an emergency stimulus package to combat the coronavirus pandemic after President Donald Trump signaled his...
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies during a Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee discussing proposed budget estimates and justification for FY2020 for the Education Department on March 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Colorado Sen. Gardner joins Dems in rejection of DeVos student loan policy Critics say...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to overturn a controversial regulation from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that her critics say hurts defrauded...
nterior Secretary David Bernhardt testifies during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee confirmation hearing on March 28, 2019 in Washington, DC. The BLM is housed within the department and is moving its headquarters to Grand Junction, Colorado. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Government watchdog: Trump hasn’t justified BLM move to Colorado Of 179 staffers who needed...

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is losing at least half of the employees designated to move to Grand Junction as part...
Student walks down a hallway at a public high school. A new study shows racially integrated high schools often conceal segregated classes.

Racially integrated high schools often conceal segregated classes, new study shows

A truly integrated high school is hard to find. That’s the conclusion of a new North Carolina study that takes a look at two kinds...
Abortion rights and anti-abortion groups gathered outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 as the court heard arguments on the constitutionality of a Louisiana law that restricts access to abortion. (Photo by Robin Bravender/States Newsroom)

Liberal Supreme Court justices challenge abortion restrictions in high-stakes case Supreme Court Chief Justice...

WASHINGTON — The liberal wing of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared highly skeptical of a Louisiana law that restricts abortion access as the justices...
Photo of smoggy downtown Denver skyline via the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Air Pollution Control Division, Technical Services Program, Wednesday, March 6, 2019.

Trump EPA chief to Congress: Cut my funding The Trump administration has asked Congress...

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler wants Congress to deeply cut funding for his own agency in the next fiscal...
Mary Claire Mulligan has been defending clients facing the death penalty for a decade. "It can be very disheartening to not actually win anything in ten years." (Photo by Evan Semón)

Inside the small legal community defending Colorado death penalty clients, a wary hope for...

It was late December 2019 and defense lawyer Mary Claire Mulligan spent the last week of the decade accompanying a client to his murder...
Devon Hartsough (2nd R) and Keyanna Wigglesworth (R) of the Alice Paul Institute join members of Congress and representatives of women's groups for a rally to mark the 40th anniversary of congressional passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) outside the U.S. Capitol March 22, 2012 in Washington, DC. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced a new version of the Equal Rights Amendment last year and called for it to be passed again. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. House votes to remove ERA obstacle Colorado's delegation splits along party lines

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted on Thursday to remove one barrier to adding the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but plenty...
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette's wildnerness bill, which passed out of the U.S. House on Feb. 12, 2020, would designate 660,000 more acres of wilderness in Colorado, including land in the Handies Peak, Dolores River Canyon and Little Book Cliffs.(Photo by Bob Wick, BLM, via Flickr: Creative Commons.)

Massive Colorado wilderness bill clears U.S. House despite GOP opposition

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats approved legislation Wednesday that would place permanent wilderness protections on more than 660,000 acres of land in Colorado.  The bill...
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) attends a rally with union at a canvass launch at the Culinary Workers Union Hall Local 226 on November 5, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Landmark labor bill clears U.S. House A companion labor bill in the Senate isn’t...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed landmark pro-labor legislation Thursday that backers said could begin to reverse the country’s decades-long decline in union membership. The...
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