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Colorado may consider small-business relief fund

Eateries across Colorado are now allowed to resume sit-down service, but Gov. Jared Polis acknowledged “the pain our restaurants have been through” during the state's closure of dine-in service. … more

Colorado restaurants can open limited dine-in service May 27

A long-awaited step in Colorado's relaxation of social distancing requirements arrived Monday, May 25, when Gov. Jared Polis announced that restaurants will be able to open for limited in-person … more

COVID-19 found in two metro-area child care centers

Two Colorado child care facilities, both in suburban metro Denver, have recorded COVID-19 outbreaks, according to state data. The two facilities are the first child care locations that the state has … more

Some laid-off Colorado workers refusing employers' back-to-work calls

As limits on business operations triggered by the coronavirus pandemic are slowly being relaxed across Colorado, some employers are asking their laid-off workers to come back to work — but not all … more

COVID-19 testing expands across Colorado

Nearly two months after COVID-19 testing got off to a rocky start in Colorado, the state announced expanded locations that appear to approach its goal of mass testing for Coloradans. And at some of … more

Colorado stay-at-home order to end on time; some restrictions will remain

In the final week of Colorado's stay-at-home order, Gov. Jared Polis compared the month-long measure to a sprint and emphasized that the months ahead — a “marathon” of social distancing — … more

Colorado unemployment claims break Great Recession record

During the fallout from the Great Recession, the week with the highest number of claims for unemployment assistance filed was the week ending Jan. 9, 2010, with 7,749 claims. This year, the week … more

In Colorado, some social distancing restrictions to continue for months, at least

When Gov. Jared Polis announced the extension of Colorado's stay-at-home order in a statewide television and radio address April 6, he took on a historical tone. “This April will always be known as … more

Answering your questions about COVID-19 in Colorado

Still have questions about COVID-19? You’re probably not alone. Just over a month after authorities detected the new coronavirus in Colorado, information about the disease itself — and how … more

COVID-19 rates disproportionately higher among blacks, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders

Out of more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases with race and ethnicity data reported in Colorado, the black, Hispanic and native Hawaiian-Pacific Islander populations show statistically higher rates of the … more

Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30

Gov. Jared Polis extended Colorado's statewide school closure through April 30, lining up with federal social distancing guidelines that the White House extended to the end of the month. Polis' … more

Colorado Legislature to shut down for at least two weeks amid COVID-19 concerns; Capitol closed to public indefinitely

As Colorado's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 77 — and amid the state's first death due to the disease — the state Legislature will shut down until at least March 30. Lawmakers will … more

Colorado urges cancellation of gatherings over 250 people, enlists more medical help as COVID-19 cases rise

As the number of Colorado's confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 72, Gov. Jared Polis issued guidance for the cancellation of public gatherings with more than 250 people unless they can ensure attendees … more

Polis on COVID-19 in Colorado: 'This will get worse before it gets better'

A day after Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19 — the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus — the number of confirmed cases nearly doubled, … more

Sen. Cory Gardner: 'I know we can do better' on mental health

For those skeptical that the federal government affects their daily lives, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner's conversation with some metro area high school students may offer some hope. In Colorado, “we are … more

Colorado bill seeking to ban same-sex marriage, adoption voted down

Invoking the case of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake and took the issue to the Supreme Court, some Republicans in the Colorado Legislature pushed bills to prevent … more

What to know about Colorado's primary elections

Colorado is gearing up to hold the state's first presidential primary in 20 years, and it falls on what political junkies call “Super Tuesday” — when the largest number of states and … more

Denver metro community service groups push for younger recruits amid membership challenges

They help distribute eyeglasses to people in need in other countries. They make sure cancer patients get Valentine’s Day gifts. They light children’s faces up with much-needed school supplies. … more

Bill aims to repeal Colorado death penalty, with some GOP support

After years of coming up short, advocates of repealing the death penalty may finally cross the finish line this year with newfound support from two Republican senators. “From a philosophical … more

Battle lines drawn for Colorado's 2020 legislative session

In Colorado's second year of total statehouse control by Democrats after the 2018 election, one top Republican is hanging onto his optimism. “I know the constitution very well,” said Chris … more
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