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Things Democrats Disagree About

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State Reps. Jovan Melton (left to right), Perry Buck and Meg Froelich inform Gov. Jared Polis that the House is ready for business on The first day of the 2020 legislative session. The Colorado State Capitol. Jan. 8, 2020.

Colorado’s capitol is current firmly in the hands of the Democrats, so that means smooth sailing for all their policies right? Yeah, not so much. With the legislative session less than two weeks old, we’re probing some of the intra-party fault lines that are already starting to heat up. From health care to paid family leave and tax policy, Governor Jared Polis and key Democratic lawmakers don't necessarily see eye to eye, and that could have a big impact on what gets done.