Ask any current reasonable, responsible state legislator, there is no Colorado budgetary largess just waiting to be pointed at the state’s dire transportation needs. There are only equally dire needs in education, colleges, healthcare and how Colorado will handle a growing aging population and worsening teacher shortage
There have been at least a handful of formal sexual harassment complaints filed against Colorado lawmakers in recent weeks amidst a national wave of sexual harassment allegations, but beyond those it’s nearly impossible to tell how prevalent sexual harassment complaints are under Denver’s gold dome
State House Speaker Crisanta Duran alone owns this mistake. Not the Sentinel. Not Winter. Not all the creeps in the world who hunt for victims of all sorts. Just Duran.
It’s unfathomable why Duran, knowing at least as much as the public now knows, would make such an onerous appointment
We place great trust in our elected officials to make decisions that strengthen and improve these key elements, and in turn, our communities. This legislative session, despite long hours, heated debates and numerous negotiations, we are incredibly pleased that our state leaders honored their commitment to community.
On Day 120 of the 2017 session, the Democrat-led House sent a signature bill that spares rural hospitals drastic budget cuts and provides $1.8 billion for transportation to Gov. John Hickenlooper, who’s expected to sign it
The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill to make PTSD the 10th qualifying condition for medical pot. At least 15 other states already allow PTSD sufferers to use pot. The Senate agreed that minors need parents’ permission and other hurdles before getting pot
Republicans long have complained about judicial secrecy. They cite the secret costs to taxpayers to prosecute and defend Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in a 2012 attack at a suburban Denver movie theater
The state Senate gave tentative approval Monday to a measure to lower the age of eligibility to serve in the state Legislature from 25 to 21 years old. Supporters say the change could get more young people engaged in the political process