Colorado Politics writers and editors took stock off the 116-day legislative session to cast a value on the losses and gains of legislators, issues, partisan viewpoints and more.
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The third attempted recall of Gov. Jared Polis in as many years is expected to begin later this spring, and it could be the last of its kind — an omnibus election bill pending in the General Assembly promises to reshape how Coloradans remove an elected official they don't like.
KC Becker has to be feeling good about the Colorado she’s helped create these days. You might or might not feel the same way.
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Quietly in the background as this election and pandemic season unfolds, Colorado history is being written in advance. Either the war over oil and gas is ending or it’s just getting started. People should be paying attention.
The 71st Colorado General Assembly completed its abbreviated session on Monday, marked by masks, protests outside the building and angst over losing ground on programs and priorities.
At 10 a.m. both chambers will gavel in. But in the likelihood that neither chamber will have a quorum — and that appears to be what legislative leaders want — they'll adjourn for three days. In that time, they hope that the Colorado Supreme Court comes back with an answer on the question the General Assembly asked on March 14: whether the session's 120 days are consecutive, or, if under a public health emergency, the calendar was paused and the days are counted separately.
Colorado has known hard times before that rattled the nation: wildfires, floods, mass shootings. And when they were over, we gathered and mour…
This was a week in American history that kept reminding me of what Mark Twain once said: Politicians are like diapers: Both need to be changed…