U.S. senators and even presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren have flung their support behind the representative who was the main sponsor of the "red flag" gun bill.
Democrats came into the 2019 legislative session at an advantage, controlling the state Senate, state House, governor's office and other Capitol positions.
The 120 day legislative session is written into Colorado's Constitution -- and lawmakers and lobbyists say that's long enough.
Lawmakers in both parties still have very different approaches on how to handle gun violence.
We gathered some of the staffers of Colorado Public Radio and Denverite for a quick, chatty check-in on what the heck happened in a legislative session featuring kindergarten, vaccines, guns -- all the hits.
The session ends at midnight on Friday, May 3, and lawmakers are already pulling all-nighters.
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 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).
A bill that would triple the cigarette tax rate and introduce new taxes to vaping products was introduced in the waning days of the legislative session.
Supporters of the measure haven't given up yet, and hope to have a family leave fund set up by 2023.