Chase Woodruff

Chase Woodruff

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

Here are the key issues facing Supreme Court in Trump 14th Amendment case out of Colorado

By: - February 7, 2024

In the weeks following the Colorado Supreme Court’s historic 4-3 decision barring former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot under a Civil War-era insurrection clause, the case was formally appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court twice, presenting the court’s justices with two different frameworks for its widely anticipated review. The “questions presented” by the […]

Colorado Supreme Court blocks Trump from 2024 ballot in historic insurrection ruling

By: - December 19, 2023

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered former President Donald Trump to be barred from the state’s 2024 presidential ballot under a Civil War-era insurrection clause, in a historic ruling certain to be promptly appealed to the nation’s highest court. Six Republican and unaffiliated Colorado voters, backed by the nonprofit Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials release one of five gray wolves onto public land in Grand County, Dec. 18, 2023.

Colorado releases 5 wolves on Western Slope, fulfilling voter-approved reintroduction measure

By: - December 19, 2023

Five gray wolves captured by Colorado wildlife agents in Oregon were released into the wild on the Western Slope on Monday, fulfilling a voter-approved 2020 ballot initiative to reintroduce the animals in Colorado in the name of restoring ecological balance. Video footage released by Colorado Parks and Wildlife showed Gov. Jared Polis and Reid DeWalt, […]