Colorado lawmakers discuss Planned Parenthood abortion, fetal tissue issues


DENVER - Colorado Republican lawmakers want to know whether Planned Parenthood has violated two state laws - one that prohibits the use of state dollars to pay for abortions and the other that prohibits aborted...

Colorado Springs watch party set for GOP debate


El Paso County Republicans will gather to watch the fourth GOP presidential candidate debate Tuesday night starting at 6 p.m. at Stargazers Theatre, 10 S. Parkside Dr.

Executive director of the local party,...

Investigation finds campaign finance, ethics, open records areas where Colorado needs to improve


Colorado fared better than many states in a measure of how vulnerable to corruptible state government and officials are, but the research compiled by the Center for Public Integrity still found cause for concern -...

GOP targets CO with anti-Gitmo ads

By: Megan Schrader

A day after Congress passed a measure blocking President Barack Obama's plans to close Gitmo and bring detainees to the United States, the Republican National Committee launched digital ads targeting places like...

Former Colorado Springs lawmaker wants to make another run to Statehouse


Larry Liston is running for House District 16, again.

He held the office from 2004 to 2012 when he reached his term limits. Now Liston, a retired investment executive with Royal Bank of Canada, hopes to...

Colorado governor files petition challenging attorney general's ability to sue government


DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper filed a petition with the Colorado Supreme Court Wednesday asking the justices to bar the state's attorney general from continuing three lawsuits against federal agencies.


Colorado voters overwhelmingly support letting state keep marijuana tax money


Colorado voters decided to let the state keep $66.1 million in recreational marijuana tax revenue on Tuesday, with 69 percent of ballots counted as of 9:30 p.m. supporting Proposition BB.

Colorado was in the...

Governor proposes budget that trims state-government expenditures


After several years of plenty, Gov. John Hickenlooper released a budget proposal Monday that would shave state-government expenditures by $114.5 million to almost $27 billion in the 2016-17 fiscal year.