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A 2018 legislative session marked by financial challenges amid revenue surplus,...

It was a sprint finish to the 2018 legislative session; as lawmakers on the House floor played jeopardy and tossed yo-yos, others were pacing...

Colorado lawmakers approve a “painful solution” to unfunded public employee pension...

When Colorado teachers rallied outside the state Capitol in April, they were asking lawmakers to ensure they have a stable retirement pension, among other...

Democrats debut pension reform plan sparing workers from contribution increases

This story was updated on May 1 to include a vote from the House.  Teachers and state workers would be off the hook for propping...

The rally has begun. More schools close their doors tomorrow as...

Teachers dressed in red shirts circled the state Capitol this afternoon, demanding more money for K-12 education and a secure retirement pension. This was...

Colorado teachers plan more walkouts, and Jeffco canceled classes one day...

Teachers from Colorado’s two largest school districts are planning back-to-back walkouts next week to call for more funding for education – and they could...

Colorado’s 2018 legislative session midyear review: House takes stand on sexual...

Inside the chamber of Colorado's House of Representatives, disheveled stacks of paper are piling up on the desks of lawmakers. It’s one sign of...

Cuts to benefits and bump in worker and taxpayer contributions part...

Public workers would be required to pay a little more toward their retirement as part of a long-awaited reform package unveiled by lawmakers on...

Hickenlooper delivers final State of the State address

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered his final State of the State address on Thursday, laying out his priorities for the homestretch of his eight-year tenure...

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,...

Five things we learned when Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates got on the...

Nine Republicans and Democrats hoping to become Colorado’s next governor offered contrasting views Friday of the state’s public schools to an audience of more...