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State lawmakers seek to restrict solitary confinement in Colorado’s largest jails...

Meghan Baker, a staff attorney for the advocacy organization Disability Law Colorado, asked state lawmakers during a bill hearing on Tuesday to imagine what...

Colorado lawmakers propose ambitious plan for behavioral health recovery

When COVID-19 arrived in Colorado last spring, lawmakers scrambled to address what they expected would be a $3.3 billion shortfall in the state budget....

‘I want to see the plan’: Denver residents press city officials...

“Why does there seem to be more resources in our county jails or state prisons than there are out here?” “We can’t afford to do...

Colorado opens vaccine eligibility floodgates: All residents 16 and older can...

Gov. Jared Polis announced on Monday that anyone 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Friday. "This is a really...

Colorado Democrats introduce public option bill to create nonprofit-managed health insurance...

A group of Colorado Democrats officially introduced legislation that would potentially create the Colorado Option: a lower-cost, nonprofit-managed health insurance plan sold on the...

Lawmakers should support and protect Medicare Advantage

By Mike Cerbo As the former head of the Colorado AFL-CIO and as a former state legislator, it has been my life’s mission to fight for...

Public option round two: Colorado Democrats, insurance carriers prepare for a...

A storm is brewing at the Colorado Capitol over upcoming legislation that would create a public option for health insurance. As of March 12, the...

As winter storm descends on the Front Range, community groups and...

As a major winter storm slams the Front Range, city officials and community groups are ramping up efforts to get people living outdoors into...

What childhood vaccine rates can, and can’t, teach us about COVID...

"What Childhood Vaccine Rates Can, and Can’t, Teach Us About Covid Vaccines" originally appeared at khn.org. Polls show Americans are increasingly interested in getting vaccinated...

Telling our abortion stories for Abortion Provider Appreciation Day

One of the best ways we can reduce abortion stigma is by telling our abortion stories — even if we think they’re ordinary. In...

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