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Colorado State Legislature

Best Reporting on the State Legislature in 2016

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.13.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The press corps is threatened and depleted but continues to crank out quality journalism.

Man Who Believes 'Obamacare Causes Cancer' Wins GOP Primary In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

A conservative radio host who once declared that "Obamacare causes cancer" and said he believes a demonic spirit is possessing the president is on his...

Freshman GOP Lawmaker Rejects Advice 'Not to Really Take Strong Stances on Anything'

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.17.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Why not talk about "conservative values" until you turn red, and Colorado reddens up right along with you?

Civil Unions In Colorado Could Be One Vote Away

Posted 05.03.2012 | Denver

A bill that would create legal civil unions for Colorado's same-sex couples will be heard today in the Republican controlled House where it needs only...

Civil Unions Bill Passes The Senate, Heads To The House

Posted 04.26.2012 | Denver

Colorado's civil unions bill received initial approval in the state Senate Wednesday. After a recorded vote later this week, the bill will head to the...

Denver Chamber to the Leg: "We're Coming In as Strong as Ever"

Robert Schwab | Posted 03.13.2012 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Kelly Brough, president and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, told lawmakers and business friends Monday the chamber expects to exert its i...

A Call to Women in 2012

Katie Groke Ellis | Posted 03.12.2012 | Denver
Katie Groke Ellis

Colorado leads the nation with 41 percent of the state legislature comprised of women. We can be proud of our leadership on women as elected officials, but there are other indicators that should give rise to real concern for the future.

Colorado Should Toughen Stance On Illegal Immigrants: GOP Lawmaker

The Denver Daily News | Gene Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Following this month's bust of 14,500 marijuana plants that allegedly were in part being grown by Mexican migrant workers, a Colorado Springs senator ...