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Debate over bill that would stop courthouse arrests by ICE turns...

The Colorado House on Wednesday began debating a bill that would prevent immigration law enforcement agencies from arresting people at courthouses in Colorado. If...

Leaving a halfway house can land you in prison. That could...

In 2010, Jenny Chestnut said she was found guilty of shoplifting and sentenced to serve three years in a halfway house in Greeley. After...

Anti-LGBTQ bills doomed to die. Advocates say they still take a...

A year ago, Jaida began taking medicine to block her hormones and increase her estrogen levels in her transition from male to female. The...

Polis signals he wants private prisons like Kit Carson kept shut...

Gov. Jared Polis is seeking permission from lawmakers that would make it easier for his administration to deny the transfer of out-of-state inmates into...

The Polis administration wants to open a state prison ASAP. Here’s...

Colorado lawmakers are scrambling to nail down a plan to create space in the state’s prison system after the prison company GEO Group announced...

Colorado lawmakers want fewer people awaiting trial in jail Despite last...

Lawmakers this legislative session will debate bail reforms to ensure fewer people accused of committing a crime have to wait in jail before they...

Private prisons on the chopping block next legislative session  A proposed...

Democratic lawmakers are moving ahead with plans to begin closing private prisons in Colorado.  The Prison Population Management Interim Study Committee passed a proposed bill...

Colorado’s prison population was projected to balloon. Now analysts aren’t so...

Colorado’s methods of projecting how many inmates will fill its correctional facilities long have been flawed, leading to overcounts that can cost taxpayers and...

As of today, 11,467 Colorado parolees can register to vote. Will...

Some 11,500 parolees living in Colorado gained the right to vote today. One of them, Paul Robison, wasted no time registering. “It’s incredibly important to...

Capitol review: 4 key immigrant bills passed, but a big one...

Editor's note: The Indy is publishing a series of short stories reviewing the 2019 legislative session in Colorado. Here, we focus on immigration. We...
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