Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff is a senior reporter for Colorado Newsline. His beats include the environment, money in politics, and the economy.

Judge Sarah Wallace

Extremism expert testifies on Trump’s ‘violent’ rhetoric in Colorado 14th Amendment trial

By: - November 1, 2023

Former President Donald Trump’s history of violent rhetoric and statements about extremist groups were the subject of continued testimony on Tuesday in a trial seeking to bar him from the 2024 Colorado ballot under a Civil War-era constitutional provision. It’s a pattern that the plaintiffs in the case and an expert witness say is crucial […]

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Trial in case seeking to bar Trump from Colorado ballot begins in Denver

By: - October 30, 2023

A Denver courtroom on Monday will hear opening arguments in a legal challenge to former President Donald Trump’s constitutional eligibility to seek that office again, in a landmark case widely expected to ultimately reach the U.S. Supreme Court. In a lawsuit filed last month on behalf of six Colorado voters, the watchdog group Citizens for […]

Biden to announce expanded federal wildfire efforts in meeting with Western governors

By: - June 30, 2021

President Joe Biden will announce measures to expand the federal government’s wildfire response and mitigation efforts and increase pay for wildland firefighters during a meeting with Western governors and Cabinet officials on Wednesday, a senior administration official said. Fueled by climate change, extreme heat and drought across much of the West have led to a […]

No, Colorado voting laws aren’t more restrictive than Georgia’s

By: - April 7, 2021

Misinformation about election laws spreads following relocation of MLB All-Star Game to Denver Colorado sports fans will get an unexpected treat this summer when Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game comes to Coors Field on July 13, the league officially announced on Tuesday. “This all moved very quickly,” Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said in a press […]