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Gov. Jared Polis declares state of emergency in response to coronavirus outbreak

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in response to the state’s coronavirus outbreak. There are now at least 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus, formally known as...

DATE: March 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado gun owners could face jail time for unsafe weapon storage

Colorado gun owners who don’t lock up or properly secure their weapons in homes where there are children or adults prohibited from accessing guns would be subject to jail time under legislation...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Romanoff wins Democratic U.S. Senate caucuses in Colorado

Andrew Romanoff won a decisive victory in a primary preference poll for U.S. Senate conducted Saturday at the Democratic caucuses, defeating former Gov. John Hickenlooper, the national party’s...

DATE: March 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Jared Polis sidesteps questions about commuting death row sentences

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis could use his broad powers to commute the sentences of the three men on the state’s death row today. In fact, he could have converted their death sentences to...

DATE: March 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Did you vote for Buttigieg? It’s likely too late for a remedy

The Democratic presidential primary field has been reshaped again, this time by the results from South Carolina on Saturday. Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Sen. Amy...

DATE: March 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado sues Trump administration over abortion mandate

Colorado has joined six other states and the District of Columbia in suing the Trump administration over a rule requiring insurance companies to send a second, separate bill for abortion and other...

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

Lawmakers repeal death penalty; three men on death row

The Colorado General Assembly on Wednesday sent a bill to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk eliminating the state’s death penalty, forcing him to decide what comes next for the three men who are on death row...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gardner goes all-in with Trump, calls results for Colorado ‘astounding’

COLORADO SPRINGS — Cory Gardner decisively tied his reelection bid to President Donald Trump on Thursday, debuting a campaign resume filled with what he said are the pair’s shared accomplishments...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Short-term rental legislation creates uproar in Colorado

State Sen. Bob Gardner wanted to start a conversation. He’s incited a statewide uproar instead. The Colorado Springs Republican introduced a bill at the Colorado Capitol that would change the...

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

Colorado taking marijuana banking into its own hands

Colorado is taking action to try to give more legal marijuana businesses in the state access to banking as a congressional effort to knock down federal barriers has stalled. A handful of banks in...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Effort to block ICE from courthouse arrests could test Polis on immigration

Colorado lawmakers are seeking to pass a bill that would bar U.S. Immigration and Customs agents from making arrests inside of and around courthouses. If signed into law, it would be one of the...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Statute of limitations change may not help those already sexually abused

Colorado lawmakers plan to bring legislation this year that would give child sexual assault victims unlimited time to sue their abusers and the institutions that protect the predators. But for...

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

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