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Bill would simplify Colorado’s confusing sales tax rules

In 2013, the Council on State Taxation rated Colorado as the fourth worst state in the country with a grade of “D.” According to a 2018 analysis by the Council, the score has not improved and … more

What does Medicare-for-all really mean?

The debate continues on what is the best and most affordable health care system for Americans. Ever since the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” was authorized by Congress, there have been … more

Colorado Democrats push changes to presidential electors

Following Donald Trump's 2016 presidential victory over an opponent who won 3 million more votes, Colorado's Democrat-controlled Legislature is fast-tracking a bill to join other states in casting … more

Performer interprets American treasure Maya Angelou

One of the great African-American figures of the 20th and 21st centuries is Maya Angelou, a poet, writer and speaker of quiet dignity and power. Though we lost her in 2014, her voice lives on in her … more

Legislature advances bill to import cheaper drugs in Colorado

Colorado has joined a growing number of states that want to cut certain prescription drug prices by importing licensed drugs from Canada. The idea is central to Democratic Gov. Jared Polis' campaign … more

Capitol Report: Democratic majority pushes Legislature to left

The blue wave crashed months ago in Colorado's midterm elections, but the tide is still high at the Capitol, where Democrats wasted no time in taking up liberal causes in the first month of this … more

Zenzinger, Titone give legislative preview

With the legislative session underway, Democrats Senator Rachel Zenzinger and newly elected Representative Brianna Titone gave their constituents a way to get to know how it works and what bills to … more

Looking for answers to transportation questions

It’s back to the drawing board for fixing Colorado’s transportation woes after a funding plan died at the ballot box, legislators told a roomful of Metro North officials and business owners Jan. … more

Government shutdown: What Colorado politicians are saying

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver (via Twitter) “It’s Day 20. @POTUS & @senatemajldr are blocking our efforts to reopen the government. And they’re getting paid. Meanwhile, federal … more

Out of power, GOP aims to be 'conscience' at Capitol

The defiantly conservative voice of state Rep. Patrick Neville hit some resigned notes the day before the state Legislature convened, with the Republican House leader from Castle Rock and a Senate … more

Stocking stuffers and state legislation

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Toys in all the stores (and online!)” Christmas decorations have popped up in the neighborhoods along with the various public displays at the city … more

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin retires, citing chronic pain

Five-time Olympic champion Missy Franklin is retiring from swimming at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain that has affected her for the last 2 1/2 years. She announced her plans Dec. 19 in a letter … more

Colorado legislators 2019 to-do list is a long one

As the old saying goes, “if you don’t first succeed, try, try again.” Since Colorado voters rejected funding options for both transportation improvements and pre-K-through-12 public education … more

Blue wave is complete in Adams County

Adams County Democrats say campaign teamwork helped them sweep into office in Novembers general ballot. We just did a full campaign and we knocked on thousands of doors,” said Emma Pinter, the … more

Democrats take state Senate, grow House lead

The much-mentioned “blue wave” broke on the state Capitol on Nov. 6, sending the Democrats a three-seat advantage in the 35-member state Senate and more power in the state House. Nineteen … more

Faith Winter, candidate for Senate District 24

Party: Democrat City: Westminster, CO 80031 Profession: Colorado State Representative, District 35, and National Training Director for VoteRunLead Contact: 303 594-5594, … more

Donald Osborn, candidate for Senate District 24

Party: Libertarian City: Eastlake Profession: Construction Contact:, What makes you the best choice for this office? … more

Adam Matkowsky, candidate for Senate District 24

Party: Independent City: Thornton, CO Profession: Police Officer Contact:, What makes you the best choice for this office? Our political … more

Beth Martinez Humenik, candidate for Senate District 24

Party: Republican City: Northglenn Profession: Educator Contact: , … more

Rico Figueroa, candidate for House District 31

Party: Republican City: Thornton Profession: Vice President of The Center for Relationship Education Contact:, @RicoFig77 … more
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