The state legislature has spent nearly $400,000 dealing with workplace harassment issues and created an interim committee to come up with policy changes last year.
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Bennet revealed in April that he'd been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and a spokesperson said then that he'd run if cancer-free.
They may also move the headquarters of its U.S. Geological Survey — best known for monitoring earthquakes and publishing detailed topographical maps — to Denver.
Many of the party’s biggest players are betting they’ll have better futures outside Capitol Hill, where action can be slow — especially in the minority.
The session ends at midnight on Friday, May 3, and lawmakers are already pulling all-nighters.
FYI: Super Tuesday falls on March 3 in 2020.
“I think that probably does fire up their base, but you cannot win an election in Colorado with the Republican base alone,” said Colorado Democratic Party chairwoman Morgan Carroll.
Former lobbyist Dede de Percin sent an email to Democratic leaders in the House and Senate detailing what she calls inappropriate interactions with Waters.
With a week left in the session, the legislature is trying to pack in more Democratic priorities as Republicans stick to delay tactics.
Colorado is one of 16 states where state workers don’t have collective bargaining rights. It will hold that status for at least another year.
The Democratic presidential candidate and former Colorado governor said his plan would help rural areas adjust wages at a slower pace.
The major sticking point for the governor is a provision that would require parents to submit opt-out forms in-person to the state or local health department.
The Colorado Legislature Closed Friday. Here Are The Bills That Became Law, And The Ones Left On The Marble Cutting Room Floor
Tobacco tax increases, full-day kindergarten, TABOR reform — you name it, state lawmakers got it (on deadline).
The Secretary of State rejected four versions of their proposed ballot initiative that would have asked voters in November 2019 to repeal and replace.
Supporters of the measure haven't given up yet, and hope to have a family leave fund set up by 2023.