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Senate passes 2017-18 state budget, but not without fights

*Update: the Senate voted 30-5 Thursday morning to approve the 2017-18 state budget. Four Democrats and one Republican, Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs,...

Senate Republicans say no to legal immigrants serving in law enforcement

Should legal immigrants be police officers in Colorado? Senate Republicans say no, and today passed a bill on straight party lines that would bar...

ColoradoCare suffered a whopping defeat. Here’s why.

Coloradans hoping to pass single-payer health care this year will go to sleep disappointed. Amendment 69, which sought to establish a statewide system called ColoradoCare to...

In Boulder, Sanders stumps for ColoradoCare: “Think big, not small”

Former Democratic presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders rounded out a multi-city tour of Colorado Monday evening with a spirited rally at CU...

Spending on ballot measures hits the big time

Labor Day traditionally marks the start of the final push of the campaign season and spending by committees involved with the nine measures on...

NARAL denounces ColoradoCare, saying it would restrict abortions

Colorado’s leading pro-choice group has come out against Amendment 69, saying the proposed single-payer ColoradoCare system would impede abortion access in the state. "I think...

Opening records of disability nonprofits: ‘Impossible.’ Really?

The bill is still alive, but it’s becoming clear that 20 nonprofits serving people with disabilities won’t be covered by the Colorado Open Records...

Flummoxed by Colorado’s universal health care ballot measure? You’re not alone

FRISCO, CO — As the crowd emptied into the dark of a snowy parking lot from a packed community center in this mountain ski...

Confusion abounds about ColoradoCare ballot measure

FRISCO, CO — As the crowd emptied into the dark of a snowy parking lot from a packed community center in this mountain ski...

Bernie Sanders: Colorado could “lead the nation” with its universal healthcare...

Colorado could become the first state with universal health care if proponents of a new ballot measure get their way. It’s a move at...