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How will Colorado’s equal pay law affect companies?
How will Colorado’s equal pay law affect companies?

May 24, 2019

Gov. Jared Polis signed equal pay legislation into law Wednesday, but it won’t take effect for another 19 months, leaving Colorado employers with time to limit their legal liability before 2021. “We are fighting for women to...







Michael Bennet, Cory Gardner fight to bring down prescription drug prices
Michael Bennet, Cory Gardner fight to bring down prescription drug prices

May 20, 2019

Colorado's two U.S. Senators are setting partisanship aside and battling alongside each other to lower the runaway costs of prescription drugs — cosponsoring a bill last month to increase access to generics. But Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet disagree on at least one Trump policy plan.


Carnes: The secularity of freedom
Carnes: The secularity of freedom

May 20, 2019

Alabama’s Republican governor recently signed the nation’s strictest abortion ban into law, making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases, punishable by up to life in prison, and with no exceptions for rape...


Colorado Gov. Polis signs landmark health care legislation in Vail
Colorado Gov. Polis signs landmark health care legislation in Vail

May 17, 2019

A lot of Colorado’s economy runs in ways that aren’t necessarily apparent to Front Range residents. That’s why Eagle County Commissioner Matt Scherr said a brace of bills — including one designed to lower health insurance costs — signed Friday in Vail by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is important for the entire state.




Letter: Don’t suppress voices of independent voters
Letter: Don’t suppress voices of independent voters

May 13, 2019

Earlier this month, the Colorado legislature passed HB19-1278 which contained language that requires an increase in the number of petition signatures for independent and third-party candidates. State Sen. Stephen Fenberg, a Democrat from Boulder, and...








Roberts: It’s a wrap at the Capitol
Roberts: It’s a wrap at the Capitol

May 6, 2019

Last Friday, the gavels fell in the Colorado House and Senate to close the 120th and final day of the 2019 legislative session. It will take a few months for the dust to settle, but...