A Supreme Court ruling nearly two years ago makes it unconstitutional to issue mandatory sentences of life without parole to juveniles, but so far not much has changed for Colorado’s juvenile lifers.
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Colorado is poised to become the third state in the nation to put into service its own aerial firefighting fleet.
You flooded us with questions and suggestions for the state’s water plan, now under development. We posed them to the man in charge.
The state is working on its first water plan to address the projected gap between how much water Colorado has and what the state needs.
Lawmakers plan to spend about $1 billion more in the upcoming year, which includes more money for K-12 and higher education.
Opponents are challenging Colorado’s gun control measures passed in the wake of mass shootings.
A bill in the Colorado Legislature would allow the state to lease three helicopters for the firefighting season with the option of adding an air tanker at a later time.
Five bills are designed to modernize Colorado's telecommunications policies in part by streamlining the process for building new broadband internet infrastructure.
Kris and Nan McDaniel-Miccio are leading a group that is challenging the legality of the state’s ban on gay marriage.
The state believes there's a gold mine of information buried in vast storehouses of public data, and it's challenging programmers to develop apps to use it.
The state's economy is continuing its steady recovery, and economists are predicting similar growth in revenues.
A year after the murder of corrections chief Tom Clements, his push to limit the use of solitary confinement continues. Some say the killing has resulted in stricter enforcement of parole and an increase in the inmate population for the first time in years.