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Littwin: Polis gets full-day kindergarten but does nothing to protect kids...

Thanks to Jared Polis and the state legislature, Colorado finally has statewide full-day kindergarten, which would be something to celebrate as the legislative session...

Dueling proposals to fix Colorado’s roads could collide on your Nov....

Two competing plans to pay for road repairs and transportation projects in Colorado are racing for a spot on November’s statewide ballot. That means...

In an effort to protect borrowers, ballot initiative to cap “payday...

Demetrius Johnson had no savings, no job and nowhere else to go. So he went to a Speedy Cash in southeast Denver to get...

Littwin: The #MeToo message is loud and clear, but so many...

As you may have noticed, the #MeToo movement has marched into the state legislature and doesn't seem ready to leave any time soon. As I...

What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a...

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s...

WATCH. LISTEN: Indy reporter Marianne Goodland rocks the harp in the...

Marianne Goodland's public service doesn't end with getting scoops at the Capitol for The Colorado Independent. On this final day of the legislative session, she drew up her...

Colorado’s direct primary care bill: A better way to pay for...

Coloradans frustrated with the high costs of primary healthcare, take heed: A bill to protect a lower-cost model heads today to the state House...

How Colorado lawmakers are reacting to Donald Trump— with state laws

Colorado’s legislative session began Wednesday with a signal to Washington, D.C.: We’re watching. On the Democratic side, Thornton Rep. Joe Salazar, who might consider a...

Beyond rain barrels: What this legislative session did — and didn’t...

Authorizing the use of rain barrels wasn’t the only major water decision to come out of the 2016 legislative session, but no matter your...

A small win for immigrant driver’s license program

A broken system that has brought grief and frustration to countless undocumented immigrants seeking Colorado driver's licenses made it one step closer to overhaul Monday evening. After spirited...