Amendments still did not win over some business leaders, but it was enough for Democrats on a key Senate committee.
Colorado State Capitol
Democrats are gunning to take over the majority in the state Senate as well as the governor's office, while maintaining control of the state House.
The lack of a presidential portrait for Trump was underscored when a prankster added a painting of Vladimir Putin to the building.
The panel of state lawmakers agreed to set up an anonymous reporting website, and hopes to set up both informal and formal complaint processes.
“Purplish” is a show about Colorado's democracy ahead of the 2018 election. The podcast, hosted by Colorado Public Radio reporter Sam Brasch, goes behind the headlines to ask big questions about state government. Each episode hones in on a puzzling piece of news around the election. Explanations come from CPR reporters, experts and voters. The goal is to provide the context that’s often left out of election coverage. Rather than cover the horse race, it tells stories about how democracy works in Colorado and where it might be headed next.
A group of teens held a similar "lie-in" at the start of the week outside of the White House to demand tougher gun laws.
Denver Harm Reduction Action Center is the state's largest needle exchange, taking in about 3,000 used syringes a day.