A Denver contractor cut checks for nearly $250,000 to dozens of its employees after city officials discovered a payroll error during a routine city audit. Nelson Pipeline Constructors, a subcontractor on Beeler Park construction in Denver’s Stapleton neighborhood, failed to pay 91 employees wages totaling $241,000 due to a classification error, City Auditor Timothy O’Brien […]
Two-and-a-half weeks till closing time, and there’s plenty of business left to conduct in this building. All eyes will be watching transportation-funding House Bill 1242. It’s being heard Tuesday in the Senate Finance committee. It’s one of the big-deal top-priority bills of the session, and it seems doomed. Will there be amendments? Will someone have […]
A number of the Colorado Trump campaign’s organizers are throwing a bash that can only be described as yuge on Friday night in Arvada at an event center to celebrate the occasion as the administration reaches its 100th day.
After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary with bipartisan support. Perdue, who would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades, is the son of a farmer and has owned several agricultural companies.
A bill to modernize Colorado’s Open Records Act gets its first hearing in the Democrat-led House Monday, with Democrats pushing for a measure that presumes the public is entitled to access government records in ways that can be analyzed by computer.
Colorado may ask voters again whether 21-year-olds should be able to serve in the state Legislature. The state Senate gave tentative approval Monday to a measure to lower the age of eligibility from 25 to 21. Supporters say the change could get more young people engaged in the political process.
House Democrats passed a bill Friday that would require presidential and vice presidential candidates to release the latest five years of their tax returns in order to appear on voter ballots in Colorado. House Bill 1328, sponsored by Democratic Reps. Edie Hooton from Boulder and Chris Hansen from Denver, joined a list of similar bills […]
Plans on how to approach new oil and gas development are proceeding in Boulder County as the May 1 expiration date for the county’s drilling moratorium draws near. The County Commission Friday announced a public meeting on the topic to be held Tuesday, April 25.