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Q&A with Gov. Jared Polis on coronavirus, and how it’s affecting the U.S. Senate race and everything 3.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
If there were no coronavirus, we’d be in the midst of a critical time in Colorado politics. 
Coronavirus stimulus aid for “small business” will go to some big chains 2.4.2020 Denver Post: Business
As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some mom-and-pop shops might get squeezed out.
Carroll: Denver should rethink its radical plan for eight or more adults in homes 12.3.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
In many neighborhoods, the effective limit would climb into double figures, raising the possibility of homes being turned into unofficial boarding houses and transforming the quality of life.
Broomfield approves affordable housing ordinance 11.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The measure calls for developers of residential units to make a cash in-lieu payment, a land-in-lieu contribution or to include affordable units in their projects. Rental development contributions are required to equal 20% of units, while for-sale contributions would equal 10%.
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Colorado’s metro district developers among the biggest campaign contributors 8.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Metro district developers and home builders in Colorado are major campaign contributors to elected officials where they have developments. Developer Pat Hamill of Oakwood Homes is a major contributor, no more so than the Ebert Metropolitan District in Denver where his company is its developer.
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Thirsty crops and vulnerable families vie for California’s precious water 4.3.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Farmers are pumping until residential wells run dry in the Central Valley.
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Colorado Democrats want to reduce plastic use but differ on how 2.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
House Democrats are optimistic their bills will pass both chambers because they create statewide guidelines and address industry concerns about not creating a patchwork quilt of different regulations across the state.
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Gannon Stauch case: Thousands want to create “Gannon’s Law,” but experts see problems 27.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Authorities searching for missing 11-year-old Gannon Stauch returned to the family’s home in Colorado Springs on Wednesday as thousands of people signed a petition suggesting a new state law to be named after the boy.
Boulder property owners snagged by costly city short-term rental regulations 23.2.2020 Denver Post: Business
Adam Kulikoski is facing in excess of $10,000 in fines from Boulder, plus thousands more in lost income from potentially having a city home rental license revoked, as officials have built a case that he violated the municipal short-term rental regulations.
Colorado Democratic leaders say immigrant protections won’t create sanctuary state 18.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Democratic lawmakers are tackling a number of issues to protect undocumented immigrants -- including from federal agents -- but they say their measures stop short of creating a sanctuary state, a label the Trump administration has used to target uncooperative communities for punishment.
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As the 2020 elections loom, the House hears testimony about Native voting rights 14.2.2020 High Country News Most Recent
The hearing coincided with an appeals court allowing Arizona’s ban on “ballot-harvesting” — a practice advocates say helps Native voter turnout.
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NEPA battle pits Colorado leaders, residents against industry backers of Trump push for faster environmental reviews 12.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The political fight over the Trump administration's efforts to trim environmental reviews for new development flared across a deep divide Tuesday at a federal hearing in Denver, with climate change looming heavily and frustrations high.
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Showdown over Trump’s plan to overhaul landmark environmental law heads to Colorado 9.2.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
For 50 years, the NEPA law has served as an environmental Magna Carta, obligating Americans to anticipate impacts before embarking on any major development projects involving the federal government, whether through funding, permitting or the work itself.
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Colorado Democrats plan to introduce two gun bills this year. Here’s what they are. 4.2.2020 Denver Post: Local
Up until last year, Colorado hadn't passed any gun reforms since 2013. Two new proposals are on the way.
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We tracked every police shooting in Colorado last year. Here’s what we learned. 2.2.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado law enforcement on average shot someone every five days in 2019, killing 36 people and wounding 28 others, The Denver Post's analysis of officer-involved shootings found. Six officers also were shot and wounded.
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President Trump signs new trade deal into law 30.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare" of a Clinton-era agreement and will keep jobs, wealth and growth in America.
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Supreme Court allows Trump administration to enforce policy that could limit green cards to immigrants using public benefits 28.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
A divided Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to put in place a policy connecting the use of public benefits with whether immigrants could become permanent residents.
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Our detention system is bankrupting immigrants 24.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As corporations cash in, mixed-status families are thrown into deep poverty.
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Utah woman charged for being topless at home attempted to use Fort Collins case in court 22.1.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
A judge refused to overturn part of Utah’s lewdness law Tuesday in a blow to a woman who's fighting criminal charges after her stepchildren saw her topless in her own home.
Guest Commentary: State’s journalists gain much-needed legal firepower 22.1.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
It’s the First Amendment crisis you probably haven’t heard about, lawyer and former newspaper reporter David Snyder wrote in an article for With their resources diminished, local news organizations across the country are waging far fewer legal battles than in the past.
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