Colorado was the first state to significantly loosen 1960s restrictions on legal abortions, six years before the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion nationwide.
Since he was a freshman lawmaker in 2013, Everett has been the lone no vote on bills dozens of times in the 65-member Colorado House.
And if so, where? Those questions are worth considering in light of the Trump administration's budget proposal.
Of all the bills state lawmakers take up every year, the only one they must pass is the budget — and they have to balance it.
Despite a high percentage of college grads living in Colorado, public colleges and universities in the state scramble to find ways to stem rising tuition costs and declining enrollments.
Because of the Taxpayer Bill Of Rights and state law, school districts must levy wildly different tax rates.
Conservative radio hosts, some state lawmakers and religious leaders spoke at the rally, which is one of similar events planned across the country this week.
The governor also says more local law enforcement of immigration could jeopardize trust with communities they police.
As Republicans in Washington move ahead to repeal the Affordable Care Act, a bill from Colorado GOP lawmakers to repeal the state’s health exchange has been introduced — putting the exchange on shaky ground.
Most of the money CDOT uses comes from the gas tax, which doesn’t generate revenue like it used to. So the department is exploring creative new ways to tap into drivers’ pockets.