Public Policy

New rule to ‘raise the bar’ for ballot measures wasn’t high enough for this...

In 2016, a group ran a campaign that put an interesting proposition on the ballot for Coloradans: The question asked voters to change the...

Residents of soon-to-close Aurora mobile home park plead with City Council for help

More than 50 residents facing eviction from a north Aurora mobile home park pleaded with City Council members for help this week, in another...

Latest Trump overhaul on public lands would undo endangered species protections in Colorado

If you’ve ever marveled at the sight of a bald eagle or a lynx or a black-footed ferret in Colorado, thank the Endangered Species...

Sixty two buses, 60 drivers, 9,000 square miles: What happens when the demand for...

Fort Morgan, CO — Sherry Jean Burrell lives in a small, clapboard home amid the corn fields amid the plains amid the vastness of...

Colorado oil and gas industry prepares for battle at the ballot box as production...

Oil and gas companies in Colorado are on track to reach record production levels this year. But when industry representatives gathered on the top...

Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court. What does that mean...

Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who at age 27 successfully argued Roe v. Wade at the U.S. Supreme Court, figured the landmark ruling that legalized...

Scientists testify Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge remains contaminated

Three scientists testifying in federal court Tuesday cited research they say debunks assertions by the federal government that public health dangers at the the...

The middle class is shrinking in Colorado

Coloradans are under too much financial pressure to achieve a middle-class lifestyle, even with what are considered middle-class earnings, according to a study released...

I-70 expansion contractor to reconsider plans for 24/7 construction through 2023

News that construction on the I-70 expansion through Denver could run 24/7 for the next 65 months drew prompt backlash from people concerned about...

I-70 expansion contractor seeks Denver’s OK for construction 24 hours a day through 2023

The 10-mile, $1.2 billion expansion of I-70 through Denver promises to bring more disruption to the already heavily polluted, largely Latino and low-income neighborhoods...