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Colorado’s oil and gas regulatory agency is running out of money...

As the state grapples with the aftermath of last April's fatal pipeline explosion in Firestone and a fervent demand by residents to better regulate...

PARCHED: As hundreds of thousands of people move to Colorado, a...

Editor’s note: Marianne Goodland reports on water issues for this ongoing series: PARCHED, which looks at conservation, the role of agriculture and storage, as...

ALEC in Colorado, Day 1: Protest and policy making

It might not be the smoke-filled rooms of old, where politicians hammered out deals in secret— but that’s only because smoking isn’t allowed in...

Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you...

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver. As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation's wealthiest conservative families prepares to...

Governor signs omnibus rural Colorado bill

Gov. John Hickenlooper this morning signed into law a bill that is expected to help save up to a dozen rural hospitals and provide...

Lawmakers lament they “don’t have more influence” moving state water plan...

Two sessions have passed since Gov. John Hickenlooper rolled out Colorado’s first statewide water plan, yet lawmakers have made little progress toward the plan’s...

Did the Colorado legislature’s biggest compromise set a Republican tripwire over...

UPDATE: Since this story was posted, 18th Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler, who is running for governor as a Republican, said after thinking about...

Governor considers special session on roads, broadband

Two of the biggest state issues that weren’t settled in the 2017 legislative session may get one more shot this year. Gov. John Hickenlooper said...

Bill to save rural hospitals on its way to the governor

With the 11-hour passage today—the final day of the state’s 2017 General Assembly—of a sweeping and hard-fought-for bill to spare rural hospitals from decimating...

Bill to save rural hospitals survives Republican headwinds, up for final...

The sweeping omnibus bill to save rural hospitals, provide a one-time funding boost to rural schools and a tax break for small business is...