Colorado has taken in more than 60,000 displaced people from around the globe since 1980, and had expected to settle 2,200 more during the federal fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
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Wayne Williams says the state's voting system has not been targeted by Russian hackers, and he stands by the election results.
The Democratic congressman from Boulder says he wants to work on renewable energy and improving education at the state level.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says he thinks Colorado can reach the emissions goals set in Paris, but calls the emissions targets "ambitious."
A bill that has bipartisan support could be the first state law regulating autonomous vehicles in Colorado. It passed in the legislature earlier this week.
In a busy 2017 session, lawmakers also passed measures to address the statewide teacher shortage.
Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Republican Senate President Kevin Grantham touted passage of two other bills that had divided their parties for years.
Over the past four months, state lawmakers introduced and debated nearly 700 bills. Among them were some big bipartisan wins — and losses.
The deadly Firestone explosion was a “freak accident,” John Hickenlooper says. He believes that calls for spot checks, and better local-state cooperation are appropriate government responses.
The sweeping measure touches nearly every aspect of state government spending — including health care, transportation, and taxes.
Connor Randall and Andrew Carpenter do a lot more than just read hundreds of bills aloud. But that’s definitely the most entertaining part of their duties.
Lieutenant Gov. Donna Lynne has visited every Colorado county since she took office a year ago. As the former chief executive officer at Kaiser Permanente, she's also become an influential adviser to Gov. John Hickenlooper on health care issues.
Former Governor Dick Lamm, who sponsored the legislation, says the emotional debate over the abortion issue has remained the same since 1967, but the differences then were less political and more religious than they are now.