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Position: The Colorado Sun

Polis drops mask mandate for indoor spaces where at least 80% of people are fully vaccinated

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Sunday eased the state’s coronavirus mask mandate once again, this time to allow people gathering in indoor spaces to ditch their face coverings as long as 80% of those...

DATE: May 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Democrats will move forward this week with public health insurance options

Democratic state lawmakers aiming to drive down health care costs plan to move forward this week with legislation to potentially create a public health insurance option after about a month of...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis signs two gun-control bills: Here’s what it means for gun owners

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday signed two bills tightening gun regulations in Colorado into law – the first new firearm restrictions enacted in the state since the red flag bill became law in 2019. ...

DATE: April 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Two bills tightening gun regulations go to Gov. Polis, who will sign them

State lawmakers have sent two bills that would tighten gun regulations in Colorado to Gov. Jared Polis, who plans to sign them into law. Senate Bill 78 would require Coloradans to report a lost or...

DATE: April 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

8 things to know about Colorado’s $34 billion state budget

Colorado lawmakers this week began debating the state’s $34.1 billion budget, which helps chart a path out of the coronavirus crisis and sets aside millions of dollars for equity-related...

DATE: April 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Statehouse Democrats to introduce $4 billion transportation plan

Colorado drivers would begin paying a new fee of 2 cents on every gallon of gas they purchase starting in July 2022 under legislation Democratic state lawmakers plan to introduce in the coming...

DATE: March 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

State to relax dial level for its COVID-19 response

Colorado next week will once again loosen its coronavirus dial system . The state will make it easier for counties to relax restrictions on businesses, office space and restaurants and allow bars...

DATE: March 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado GOP leadership candidates cast doubt on 2020 vote

Four of the five candidates running to be the next leader of the Colorado GOP continue to cast doubt on the results of the 2020 presidential election. All have admitted there is no evidence of a...

DATE: March 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Supreme Court: Democrats’ speed-reading of bills violated Constitution

In a 4-3 decision handed down Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court confirmed that Democrats in the state Senate violated Colorado’s Constitution in 2019 when they ordered bills to be speed-read by...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gregg Smith ends bid to unseat Republican Lauren Boebert

Democrat Gregg Smith ended his short-lived campaign to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert on Monday, saying he’s now confident there are other progressive candidates who can win in...

DATE: March 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis: All Coloradans will have access to vaccine by mid-April

DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis said Friday that Colorado will move into its next phase of coronavirus vaccine distribution on March 19 – two days ahead of schedule – and that he expects the general...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s retro license plate might make come back

The green mountains are (really) poised for a comeback next year. Colorado lawmakers are quickly advancing legislation that would make the state’s retro license plates – green mountains instead of...

DATE: March 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

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