Colorado state legislature 2018

Lawmakers race to secure federal broadband money

This story was updated Wednesday afternoon to reflect a vote by the House.  The Colorado House Wednesday passed a bill aimed at securing as much...

Donors financing state treasurer’s race change candidates amid sexual harassment investigation

As House leadership continues its investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Rep. Steve Lebsock, a Thornton Democrat who is running for state treasurer,...

Colorado Energy Office revamp clears first hurdle

Senate Republicans have renewed efforts to promote Colorado’s energy sector by making changes to the Colorado Energy Office, and this time, they are finding...

Colorado GOP lawmakers seek repeal of magazine ban despite New Year’s Eve mass shooting

Republican advocates of the right to bear arms with high-capacity magazines aim to legalize them again despite Colorado’s latest mass shooting. On New Year’s Eve,...

Hickenlooper delivers final State of the State address

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered his final State of the State address on Thursday, laying out his priorities for the homestretch of his eight-year tenure...

Budget battles likely to overshadow education issues as Colorado legislature convenes

Colorado lawmakers started the day Wednesday with pledges of bipartisanship and odes to the Colorado way.  Then Republicans in the state Senate promptly sent a...

Colorado Legislature 2018: Shortfalls in a time of plenty

When lawmakers drive to Denver next week to convene the 2018 legislative session, they will see about a dozen cranes across the city’s skyline,...