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Violent Colorado arrest puts spotlight on how police treat disabled people

"Violent Colorado Arrest Puts Spotlight on How Police Treat Disabled People" first appeared at khn.org. Nearly a year after police officers in Loveland injured an...

Frustrated local leaders urge Congress to move faster on regulating PFAS

WASHINGTON — Local officials and community leaders on Wednesday pushed Congress to designate toxic chemicals that are contaminating drinking water as hazardous materials, which...

Standing knee-deep in it in Texas

Standing. Skin in the game. It’s a basic legal principle drilled into the head of every first-year law student. In order to maintain a...

How a teen cancer patient in Colorado nourished his spirit on...

A version of this story originally appeared in the Daily Montanan. Luke Heupel of Kalispell may be the only person in Montana who wishes he...

Seed Money: Black entrepreneurs hope pandemic gardening boom will grow healthier...

"Seed Money: Black Entrepreneurs Hope Pandemic Gardening Boom Will Grow Healthier Eating" originally appeared at khn.org. DENVER — Ietef Vita had planned to spend most...

Colorado Option health care bill limps closer to finish line, with...

One Senate Democrat joined Republicans on Wednesday to oppose a controversial health care reform bill, which nonetheless moved forward in the Colorado Legislature after...

I learned about birth equity during pregnancy. Problems I faced could...

Before becoming pregnant I was unfamiliar with the concept of birth equity. According to the National Birth Equity Collaborative, birth equity is “the assurance...

Mental health isn’t officially part of Colorado’s emergency response. Lawmakers want...

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Colorado mobilized its State Emergency Operations Center to respond to the public health emergency. The SEOC — with...

Lauren Boebert cares most about Lauren Boebert, not Coloradans like me

As Rep. Lauren Boebert of Colorado tweeted on Wednesday, “Liz Cheney is the GOP of the past. We are not going back.” So let’s...

Medical marijuana patients would face new restrictions under bill aimed at...

A bitter debate over proposed new medical marijuana restrictions brought hours of passionate testimony from Colorado parents on both sides of a state bill,...

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