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Governor speaks on Trump’s first days in office. He isn’t impressed.

Gov. John Hickenlooper today strongly criticized President Donald Trump's cabinet picks, saying it appears as though the president is simply trying to "create a...

State House says hell no on religious exemptions bill

Even in redder-than-red Indiana, discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation is frowned upon. Look at the outcry that came from business leaders...

Digging in to Broomfield’s must-watch Gray/Nelson House race

Some of the most contentious issues in this year’s legislative session, like transportation and fracking, have a happy home in House District 33, which...

Republicans lick chops at prospect of state Senate control

With a one-seat Democratic majority in Colorado’s State Senate (18-17) and at least seven races in play, the calculus for dominance in the legislature’s...

State House races feature few contentious primaries

Plenty of money is already being raised in some races; 20 Democrats so far remain unchallenged.

Colorado House clash tied to JeffCo school board ‘donnybrook’

DENVER -- It wasn't a gun bill, but it sparked the kind of heated exchange that characterizes gun-bill debates in Colorado.

Conservative Rep. Stephens Supports ‘Abortion Pill’ in Instances of Rape, Incest

Rep. Amy Stephens -- a Colorado Springs Republican who once worked for evangelical powerhouse organization Focus on the Family -- argued Tuesday against an anti-abortion proposal that would have made providing emergency contraception to victims of rape and incest a Class 3 felony.

Speaker McNulty sends civil unions bill to House kill committee

DENVER-- Republican House Speaker Frank McNulty in the first hours of a special session of the legislature called to consider a gay-rights civil unions bill has effectively assured that bill's death, assigning it to the hardline Republican-controlled State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.

Balmer beseeches ‘most humble colleagues’ at Ye Olde State Capitol

Suddenly it makes sense that state Rep. David Balmer didn't have any e-mails to turn over to the House Ethics Committee last month. Now, if they'd only asked for edicts and proclamations. ... In an accent best described as mid-Monty Python, the Centennial Republican on Monday gave members of the Colorado House the respect House Speaker Terrance Carroll recently demanded, and then some.

LIVE BLOG: Legislative Wrap Up

The House and Senate convened this morning at 10 a.m. Today's House calendar here Today's Senate calendar here I'm a little late on this but then...
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