Politics

  1. 2 more appointees out in Denver Mayor Hancock's administration
    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has fired Adrienne Benavidez from her post leading the Department of General Services, Benavidez told The Denver Post.
  2. Colorado legislators snuff warning labels on nicotine products
    A House committee killed legislation Thursday that would have required warning labels on nicotine products.
  3. Bernie Sanders to hold rally Saturday in Denver ahead of Dems' dinner
    Bernie Sanders will hold a campaign rally in Denver on Saturday afternoon ahead of his speech at the Colorado Democratic Party's annual dinner.
  4. Cosby cases inspire Colorado bill extending time for charges
    DENVER (AP) — The sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby have inspired Colorado lawmakers to sponsor a bill to eliminate a statute of limitations to give rape victims more time to
  5. Proposed change to Colorado's early literacy testing would harm English learners, critics say
    The State Board of Education is weighing a change in how Colorado gives early literacy tests, a proposal Denver Public Schools and others say would unduly burden English learners, produce faulty
  6. Mike Coffman, Jared Polis want to abolish the military draft
    The process the Pentagon uses to draft young men for war would be eliminated under a bill being introduced Thursday by several House lawmakers, including Colorado congressmen Mike Coffman and Jared Polis.
  7. Distillers looking for legislators to bring liquor to Colorado grocery stores
    Makers of hard liquor want their bottles to be on grocery and convenience store shelves if Colorado's alcohol sales laws are changed.
  8. Colorado officials won't halt Clean Power Plan efforts despite ruling
    Colorado health and environmental officials will continue working toward compliance with the controversial Clean Power Plan despite a Supreme Court decision Tuesday blocking the program's immediate implementation.
  9. Chelsea Clinton to stump for Hillary in Boulder, Denver next week
    Chelsea Clinton is scheduled to visit Boulder and Denver next week to promote her mother's Democratic presidential campaign.
  10. Judge finds Douglas Bruce, TABOR founder, violated 5 probation terms
    A Denver district judge has found that Douglas Bruce, the author of Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, violated five conditions of his probation in a 2012 felony tax evasion conviction.
  11. Colorado bill to allow death sentence without unanimous vote dies
    Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday killed a bill that would have eliminated the requirement that death sentences be unanimous by jurors.
  12. Why presidential candidates love the sweater
    When the men of the 2016 presidential campaign are not in the traditional power uniform of dark suit and red or blue tie, they are pulling on zip-collar sweaters.
  13. Driver flees traffic stop near downtown; crashes, flees on foot
    A police officer in Denver tried to stop a car near downtown Denver Wednesday but the driver fled, hitting a car in west Denver before fleeing on foot.