Proponents say increase to $12 an hour by 2020 is much needed for working families, while foes predict job losses and failed businesses.
All State Government Stories
From voter registration and turnout to the nitty-gritty of election operations, the state is racking up national kudos.
Collect the rainwater that falls on your roof. Call for emergency help for an overdose without getting arrested. Hunt in pink. Those are among Colorado's new laws.
The measure calls for a gradual increase the statewide minimum wage to $12 and hour over the next four years.
In light of recent violence between police and communities of color, the governor reflects on what can be done to prevent such violence in Colorado.
The new documentary "Strong Sisters: Elected Women in Colorado" explores why the state was the first to elect women to the state legislature.
The new law creates the most significant changes to Colorado’s liquor laws since Prohibition. But they won't go into effect until 2019.
Alcohol sales in grocery stores and redirecting money to pay for transportation could prompt a special legislative session in Colorado.
Carlo Scarsella collects signatures for potential ballot measures in Colorado.
"Judicial retention" ranks low on Election Day ballots, and many voters skip it, but Colorado’s judicial branch wants you to go there.
Gov. John Hickenlooper talks about his new memoir and why he hopes Hillary Clinton won't tap him as her running mate.
The law places multiple restrictions on “notarios” in Colorado, who sometimes pretend to be specialists in immigration law.
The bill was complicated by a disagreement about federal management of public land and the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year.
Gov. John Hickenlooper told us recently about thousands of open jobs that pay at least $60,000. Is that really the case?
Lawmakers approved a bill giving inmates serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles a chance at parole.