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Polis signs universal preschool bill into law

Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Monday to implement a statewide universal preschool program. House Bill 22-1295 outlines the operations of the newly-created Department of Early Childhood (DEC), which will oversee the... Read more »

Weld, El Paso County commissioners object to collective bargaining proposal

Commissioners in Weld and El Paso counties are opposing legislation set to be introduced in the General Assembly that would give collective bargaining rights to some public workers. The proposed legislation by Democratic... Read more »

Colorado lawmakers propose increased funding for housing, homeless support

Democratic lawmakers rolled out a new legislative package aimed at increasing housing and homeless support services on Monday. The package would spend $200 million to provide workforce support options, increased mental and behavioral... Read more »

Colorado Senate approves bill implementing universal preschool

The Colorado Senate gave its final approval to a bill on Thursday that will implement universal preschool across the state. Once signed into law, House Bill 22-1295 will reorganize the newly-created Department of Early... Read more »

Aurora city manager cites leadership, morale concerns for police chief firing

Aurora’s city manager fired police Chief Vanessa Wilson on Wednesday, citing leadership and morale concerns. Wilson’s termination also comes after an independent audit concerning the department’s case backlog. The audit, conducted last month by... Read more »

Inflation hits 9.1% in Denver metro area

Consumer prices in the Denver metro area have increased by 9.1% in the last year, according to the latest federal data. That marks a 2% increase from January and is the highest rate... Read more »

Denver home prices up 20.4% over the last year

Home prices in the Denver metro area have gone up by 20.4% year over year as of February, marking the fourth highest price growth in the nation, according to the latest market... Read more »

Denver metro hospitals had $1.4B in total profits in first year of pandemic

Hospitals in the Denver metro area had total profits of $1.4 billion in 2020, according to a recent report from the state Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF). The department’s Hospital Insights... Read more »

Aurora City Council gives final approval to urban camping ban

Aurora City Council gave its final approval to Mayor Mike Coffman’s urban camping ban ordinance on Monday night. The new ordinance, which was passed in a 6-5 vote, prohibits homeless encampments on... Read more »

Boulder fire covers 190 acres, is 35% contained

Boulder officials have lifted all evacuation orders stemming from a wildfire that started near the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) over the weekend as firefighters have contained more than 35% of... Read more »