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Gov. Jared Polis and Democrats inside the Colorado Legislature have teamed up with a handful of Republicans outside of the Capitol to urge approval of an ambitious transportation funding bill that would impose new fees to raise about $3.8 billion for transportation projects over the next decade.

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The Colorado Senate approved a bill Monday that would create a media literacy resource center, one that Republicans say has the potential to be biased against certain ideas.

DENVER — This week, the House State, Civic, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee is to hear SB247, a measure that attempts to readjust some of the deadline requirements of the newly formed Congressional and Legislative redistricting commissions. That’s needed because of a delay in precinc…

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As is the case with every state, county and municipality across the nation, Mesa County officials, too, are anxiously awaiting details on how it can use money from the recent COVID-19 relief measure approved by Congress in March.

Current and former members of the armed forces who are charged with certain crimes and don’t live in areas that have veteran specialty courts can have their cases moved to counties that do, under a bill that is a few steps away from reaching the governor’s desk.

State lawmakers plan to put an additional $20 million into the Colorado Water Plan under a bipartisan measure that won preliminary approval in the Colorado House on Wednesday.

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DENVER — Thanks to booming population growth over the past decade, Colorado will receive an eighth U.S. House seat after the release of new U.S. Census Bureau data Monday.

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DENVER — This week, a Colorado House committee is to talk about a bill to create a state public option for medical care, a measure that hospitals and insurance companies don’t much care for, but one that aims to help lower the cost of premiums for consumers.

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Sports teams across the nation are changing their names or logos to get away from references to Native Americans, but now under a bill that won approval in the Colorado Senate on Friday, public schools won’t have a choice.

The amount of money the federal government pays state and local governments through payments in lieu of taxes is not enough, U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert says.

In what could be a first in the history of the Colorado Legislature, a member of the minority party was chosen vice chairman of a standing committee on Wednesday.

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The Mesa County Board of Commissioners started a third round in its search for a new county attorney Monday after a second finalist — former Commissioner Rose Pugliese — withdrew from consideration last week.

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DENVER — Now that the House has approved the state’s $34 billion budget for the next fiscal year, which begins July 4, the measure heads back to the Senate for a final vote before heading to Gov. Jared Polis for his approval.

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The same day that U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert introduced a bill to restore a 30-year-old ZIP code to a small Custer County town, she was among a very small number of members of Congress to vote against three widely bipartisan bills to help bone marrow donation recipients and protect seniors and…

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Colorado lawmakers are making progress on bills designed to help stimulate the state’s economy and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic more quickly.