Colorado Matters

Hosted by Ryan Warner and Chandra Thomas Whitfield, CPR News' daily interview show focuses on the state's people, issues and ideas.
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March 6, 2024: What’s next after Super Tuesday, securing violent suspects, and protecting the pollinators

Trump and Biden take Colorado, and the nation, on Super Tuesday. We’ll drill into the results. Plus, with Nikki Haley suspending her campaign, what’s next for a self-described Reagan Republican in Colorado who backed her? Then, you might think people suspected of violent crime would be held until they stand trial, but that doesn’t always happen. And a push to protect pollinators.

March 5, 2024: How to vote on Super Tuesday; A mother’s ‘remedies for sorrow’

It’s Super Tuesday. We’ll walk through the voting process and get a little voting history along the way. Plus, the head of Colorado’s county clerks talks about what’s next now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled Donald Trump can stay on the ballot. Also, a mother’s journey to help her daughter overcome an underdiagnosed virus. And Colorado wonders about its wild weather changes.


Tom Hesse.
Colorado Matters Western Slope Producer

Tom Hesse