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Colorado State Legislature 2018

Should Colorado teens get a vote in school board elections? These legislators think so

A coalition of youth advocates is pushing Colorado to allow most high school juniors and seniors to vote in school board elections. “Students are experts...

Ask the Indy: Is the Electoral College a ‘relic of slavery?’ Is there any...

Following our explainer on the latest Electoral College protest movement and Colorado’s role in it, readers reached out with still more questions about the...

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....

State Sen. Randy Baumgardner, nearly expelled over #MeToo allegations, will resign The rancher from...

Republican state Sen. Randy Baumgardner, who was nearly expelled from the legislature in February over allegations of sexual harassment, announced on Monday he will...

Democratic Senator Daniel Kagan to resign The attorney from Cherry Hills Village focused much...

State Sen. Daniel Kagan is resigning from the state legislature after serving for nearly a decade. The Democrat from Cherry Hills Village said in...

A record number of Latinos to join the state legislature, but under-representation remains Latinos...

On Wednesday afternoon, about 24 hours after the polls closed, Rochelle Galindo was at her mother’s house in Greeley watching the votes trickle in...

Democrats take the Colorado Senate Democrats swept a handful of state Senate races, tipping...

The state Senate has flipped blue. Five Democratic women who ran in key state Senate battlegrounds claimed a monumental victory Tuesday night, ousting two GOP...

The race for this suburban state Senate seat presents challenges for how to address...

State Rep. Brittany Pettersen sat before an 18-member state legislative committee to present a package of bills she helped write aimed at creating more...

It’s a race to win over independents in this El Paso County Senate district...

COLORADO SPRINGS — It’s a Wednesday morning and the line outside the El Paso County Judicial Building wraps around the block. The entrance is...

In the battle for this suburban Senate seat, growth takes center stage A progressive...

WHEAT RIDGE — Al Graham sat outside a church watching cars whiz past. Across the street, construction workers paced back and forth across scaffolding,...
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