CPR News reporters, producers and editors reviewed and annotated the governor’s annual State of the State address.
In contrast with national races, the $30 million raised for local Colorado races seems quaint. But dig deeper and you find that one political party has a significant advantage, one that could alter the balance of power.
For Dems, winning control of the Senate will probably mean being in charge of everything that happens at the capitol. Gov. John Hickenlooper is a Democrat and the House is likely to remain in Democratic control. So, Republicans view the Senate as their firewall.
Nineteen of the state legislature’s 49 Republican members signed on to a letter pledging to fully back Donald Trump.
A record-setting number of school measures are on the ballot asking local voters for a total of more than $4.4 billion dollars.
On the 2016 ballot: Amendment T would amend the state constitution to remove an exception to the prohibition of slavery.
Caliche Junior-Senior High, in the RE-1 Valley School District, is smack in the middle of grain fields, 15 miles from the Nebraska border.
RE-1 Valley School District Superintendent Jan DeLay is on a mission to educate average citizens on the fiscal challenges rural districts like hers face.
State Sen. Kevin Lundberg says too much attention is being paid to climate change. CSU professor Scott Denning argues it is one of the most important concerns of the day.
Two political newcomers learn that running for office means a summer of county fairs and knocking on doors. Colorado Matters is following the newbie candidates through the election season.