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Court secrecy, a handcuffed journalist, ‘Access Denied’: CFOIC’s year-in-review 2018

Two words come to mind when looking back at 2018’s government transparency highlights and lowlights in Colorado. Judicial secrecy. In June, the Colorado Supreme Court baffled many legal...

Littwin: Hick boldly goes to court, aiming to take a rake...

First, the bad news. Whatever you’ve heard, John Hickenlooper’s bold move to loosen the stranglehold that TABOR and Gallagher have on Colorado’s funding will...

Battle in Broomfield: Delegates casting ballots for Dem hopefuls with talk...

Update: As expected, Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis make the Democratic primary ballot, with Kennedy winning about 62 percent of the delegate vote, twice...

“Red flag” law for Colorado in the works, the last shot...

Colorado lawmakers are mulling legislation that would allow police officers to temporarily remove guns from people suspected of being a threat to themselves or...

Lawmakers make another attempt at closing the state’s digital divide

This story was originally published on Feb. 2 and updated on April 2 after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law.  For Senator Don...

Senate Dems back transportation bill that lets voters decide how they...

After a scramble on the Senate floor late Wednesday night, lawmakers reached an agreement on a top priority transportation funding bill. Prior to the...

Sunny forecast a boon for state budget, but long-term outlook uncertain,...

Consumer spending is up. Businesses are investing more. The economy is hot, state economists say — but now they’re warning it may overheat. The...

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,...

PARCHED: Anticipated tab for state water plan doubles in less than...

Implementing Gov. John Hickenlooper’s ambitious water plan likely will cost at least twice what the administration projected. When releasing the statewide strategy in 2015, James...

What will it take to reach the climate change goals set...

Words of praise flowed from environmental groups last week after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order calling for Colorado to reduce greenhouse gas...