CPR News reporters, producers and editors reviewed and annotated the governor’s annual State of the State address.
2017 Colorado Legislature
When the Denver Democrat was first elected to the state House, she was the youngest Latina. Now she's its first Latina speaker.
The following are the prepared remarks of Kevin Grantham, Senate President, on the opening day of the 7st Colorado General Assembly.
The following are the prepared remarks of Cristanta Duran, Speaker of the House on the opening day of the 7st Colorado General Assembly.
The so-called Blue Law prohibits Sunday auto sales in Colorado. It was passed in 1957. Now, the the Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform says that should change.
The governor and legislative leaders from both parties are working on a tax plan to put before voters in November.
House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Senate President Kevin Grantham tell us about the issues and challenges they expect in the legislative session that opens Wednesday.
Voting patterns and surveys show lawmakers are also the most polarized in state history, which can affect what laws pass.
The state senate's Select Committee on Energy and the Environment was created to respond to President-elect Donald Trump's plans to reverse many of President Obama's policies.
Neither Democrats nor Republicans will hold enough power to pass legislation on their own next session.