Proposed legislation would require snow tires, chains or four-wheel drive on part of I-70

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Snow tires, chains or four-wheel drive would be required under a bill moving through the Colorado General Assembly for drivers traveling Interstate 70 between Morrison and Dotsero from Oct. 1 to May 15 every...

Colorado legislative roundup: Beginning of session

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Members of the House of Representatives forfeited their trophy this week to the Senate in a truly Colorado battle for best brew. The Senate won the 2015 Hop the Vote brewing competition at the Great American...

Bipartisan sentiment quickly forgotten as dozens of bills headed to kill committees in Colorado Legislature

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Only a few days after lawmakers optimistically basked in the glow of pre-session bipartisan hopefulness, the reality of politics came crashing down.

Twenty-seven bills have been assigned to "kill...

Head of Ben Carson Super PAC gearing up for Colorado Springs event

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

If you attended the rally for Ben Carson at America the Beautiful Park this summer, chances are you ran into the Super PAC that's trying to get the retired neurosurgeon elected president.

Volunteers for The...

Crowded Colorado GOP field has eyes on Senate seat

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

It was late February 2014 when U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner entered the race against former Sen. Mark Udall and three other prominent Republicans quickly exited.

The rest is a bedtime story for the children of GOP...

Graphic: The flow of money in Colorado

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Colorado's budget is a constitutionally constrained mess.

It will be the subject of the most heated debates during the 2016 General Assembly, which began Wednesday.

The Gazette created a graphic aimed...

Colorado Springs-bound national cybersecurity center, light tone highlight Hickenlooper speech

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Colorado's lovably eccentric governor had fun with his sixth State of the State address Thursday, interrupting his policy plans and economic development announcements with one-liners about cat videos,...