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Hickenlooper tapped for bipartisan work on COVID-19 relief

U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper is finding himself in a familiar role in Washington. The Democrat is one of 16 senators in an evenly split bipartisan coalition working with President Joe Biden’s team...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Grand Junction fights to keep BLM headquarters under Biden administration

President Joe Biden’s first day in office spurred to action a team of Mesa County “first responders” who are working to keep the federal Bureau of Land Management headquarters in Grand Junction...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Small liquor stores brace for more changes in alcohol laws

Days into the new year, the owner of Morgans Liquor in Denver sat down with his financial books. The pandemic gave him a small boost in 2020 sales, but a troubling slide continued: His customer...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers will get access to vaccine ahead of others

Colorado lawmakers will have access to a COVID-19 vaccine for the 2021 lawmaking term that begins Wednesday, likely moving them ahead of hundreds of thousands of others in the state’s second...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

The top story in Colorado politics in 2020 — and what to expect in 2021

If you enjoy politics, 2020 didn’t disappoint. And if you don’t, it probably left your head spinning. The year started with talk about the impeachment of President Donald Trump, the Democratic...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s fiscal future looks brighter, but the recovery is uneven

The dark clouds shadowing Colorado’s fiscal situation are giving way to a brighter economic outlook, according to a pair of forecasts presented Friday to state lawmakers. The arrival of a COVID-19...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado GOP dismisses concerns about fraud; one leader calls it ‘whitewashed’

An internal Colorado Republican Party investigation released this week discovered a series of blunders with the 2020 caucuses conducted in Weld County , including the improper removal and addition...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

What we don’t know about coronavirus infections of Polis and his partner

Marlon Reis, the partner of Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, remains hospitalized Monday with the coronavirus after being admitted over the weekend. Reis, 39, was taken to a hospital by Polis on Sunday...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers water down counties’ requirement for aid

Colorado’s three-day special legislative session finished Wednesday with lawmakers watering down one of the most contentious parts of their $200 million-plus package aimed at providing economic...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

How the Cardboard Cory protest in Colorado helped Democrats defeat Gardner

Days before the election, even as the outcome of the U.S. Senate race in Colorado looked all-but-certain, Katie Farnan refused to believe it. The mother-turned-activist from Boulder worked for the...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado lawmakers will return for special session to address coronavirus relief

The Colorado General Assembly is preparing for a special session that will provide more relief to those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, The Colorado Sun has learned. “We’ve been having...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado continues to shift blue

Colorado’s political map is looking more and more blue. The 2020 election continued the decades-long shift toward Democrats in Colorado, led by voters in suburban counties and punctuated by huge...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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