The rancor wasn't a surprise after Republicans protested to the governor calling the session in the first place.
How many Colorado lawmakers does it take to fix a bill-drafting error? All 100 of them.
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.
A multi-million dollar national ad campaign increased the number of tourists flocking to Colorado last year. The state's tourism director wants to spread that CO love to rural areas too -- while protecting the state's natural resources from being loved to death.
And if so, where? Those questions are worth considering in light of the Trump administration's budget proposal.
The rural sustainability bill still has a long way to go in a legislature where byzantine fights over finances have bedeviled compromise for years.
The Colorado governor says that was the reaction when he expressed concern about proposed cuts to EPA grants. Congress would have to pass a new budget.
Separate bipartisan proposals could raise the state sales tax and free money in the existing budget for roads, schools and health care.