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Capitol Review: Lawmakers expanded voter access, took aim at dark money

Editor’s note: The Indy is publishing a series of stories reviewing the 2019 legislative session in Colorado. Here, we focus on voting and elections....

Democrats seek to scrub criminal records to prevent prolonged punishment “At...

Heather McBroom's stint with drug addiction follows her to this day. She said she was studying to be a teacher at Pikes Peak Community...

Dems set carbon-cutting goal of 50% by 2030; activists call it...

Update: The bill, HB-1261, passed the House on April 16 by a 41-23 party-line vote.  Political realities inside the Gold Dome are tempering lawmakers’ efforts...

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold takes aim at ‘massive secret...

Those seeking to limit the influence of money in Colorado politics can only do so much. Reformers would love to limit campaign expenditures, for example,...

Democrats pursue vote to oust Rep. Steve Lebsock

Democrats are moving forward with a resolution to expel Rep. Steve Lebsock from office over allegations of sexual harassment even though they may not...

Democrats seek to shed light on arbitration cases

Democrats introduced two bills on Monday that would give consumers and workers a leg up in arbitration proceedings — a process where businesses settle...

Coffman joins effort to end forced arbitration for workplace sexual harassment...

This story was updated on March 14 with a statement from Attorney General Cynthia Coffman.  Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman is among those calling on...

Senate’s gun-rights bills shot down by House Democrats

Just one bill to expand gun rights in Colorado is still standing after a state House committee dispatched three pro-gun bills Wednesday. That last remaining...

Democratic lawmakers take on dark money in elections communications

Last year, at least four campaign fliers showed up in voters’ mailboxes in the Front Range that didn’t disclose who paid for the mailers....

Neville and Carroll: Should they stay or should they go?

Rep. Jon Keyser will be dropping out of the Statehouse to focus on his race against Sen. Michael Bennet. State Senators Morgan Carroll and Tim Neville...