Colorado is currently the only state where collecting rain in a barrel to use for home irrigation is illegal. An effort to change that failed in 2015.
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Pupil enrollment is down, and local communities' contributions were higher than expected.
Supporters say it's too easy for homeowners to sue condo builders and a fix would help alleviate the state's affordable housing shortage.
In our series on bills that died and will return, a lawmaker questions the state's roughly $4.7 billion in breaks.
Getting broadband Internet to rural areas can boost income and employment -- if residents adopt it.
In his monthly conversation with Colorado Matters, the governor also talked about how to prevent mass shootings, and his fitness for the vice presidency.
Jobs added since the Recession are mostly low-paying, hurting Black, Latino and young working Coloradans the most, according to a new report.
Mountain lion hunting is one of the most physically challenging -- and some say most rewarding -- kind of hunting, but opponents say it's cruel and should be banned.
Many advocates for legal abortion are blaming heated rhetoric for violent incidents across the country. Some in state government say that's not the problem.
In Colorado, no GOP straw poll means that there's not much campaigning for the state's Republican delegates either.
Colorado only awards 7 percent of all the Democratic delegates up for grabs, but both presidential front-runners are active in the state.
The governor, federal and state lawmakers question the US refugee screening process, in light of the Paris terrorist attacks.
Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration encouraged water managers -- and users -- from around Colorado to formulate the plan.