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Democrats in Colorado Legislature stop three gun bills

Three gun-related proposals — one propelled by a former Columbine High School student — in the state Legislature hit a wall the week after a shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17, but … more

Capitol report: A look at what's happening in the state Legislature

Work season for the Colorado state Legislature began in the shadow of sexual-misconduct claims from last fall and amid continued exasperation over rising housing prices and traffic and transportation … more

Andy Kerr, Democrat, Senate District 22

What have you been up to in the months since the last session? Well, I ran for Congress, and then I didn’t (laughs). Most of the summer I spent time with my family and friends, and we have our … more

Chris Kennedy, Democrat, House District 23

What have you been up to in the months since the last session? I kept pretty busy. I served on the interim committee that explored our opioid epidemic and helped craft six bills to reduce … more

Lakewood legislators ready for challenges of 2018

The 2018 legislative session is just getting started, and there’s no shortage of work to be done in the coming months. Lakewood residents are facing the same challenges many metro area residents … more

Traffic, housing costs, retirement funds take spotlight

Democrats recently remarked that Colorado has “no shortage of unmet needs” — a comment that elicited a sardonic tone from Colorado House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock — and … more

Amid opioid epidemic, six Colorado proposals could fight trend

When state Rep. Brittany Pettersen was a child, her day started with finding and hiding her mother’s keys, pouring out her alcohol and pills, and then going to school. She’d get home, and she’d … more

Intern’s sexual harassment claim not true, state senator says

A former state House intern has filed a formal complaint accusing state Sen. Jack Tate of sexual harassment, and Tate said he has no recollections of any interactions with such House employees. “I … more
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