Yesterday, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported lower cardiovascular mortality among middle-aged adults in states that expanded Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) compared to states that did not.
Jefferson County GOP Claims New Media Literacy Law Is the Corruption of Children by the “Democratic Left”
Last week, the Jefferson County Republican Party posted to its Facebook page about Colorado’s new media literacy law, claiming it will “control our children, their beliefs, and what they post on social media.”
Polis Signs Climate Action Bills Aimed At Achieving 100 Percent Renewable Energy
Governor Jared Polis (D-CO) signed several climate action bills today that will contribute toward the administration’s goal for the state to become entirely reliant on renewable energy sources by the year 2040.
KNUS Radio Hosts Still Unable To Provide Evidence To Back their Campaign Against a Program To Reduce Overdose Deaths
KNUS radio continues to be unable to support its claim that safe use sites create “further devastation” in communities blighted by opioid addiction.
Polis Creates Task Force To Address Suicide Prevention, Substance Use, And Other Mental Health Issues
Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) announced in early April the creation of a new task force to evaluate and create a detailed plan to address behavioral health issues in Colorado.
Bill Tightening Student Loan Regulations Awaits Polis’ Signature
A bill offering more oversight of student loan providers passed in the Colorado legislature last week with only two days left in the 2019 session.
As Faithful Tuesdays Come to an End, Their Work Continues
Today, faith leaders from Together Colorado, a multi-faith organization, acknowledged the efforts of the Faithful Tuesdays event series and celebrated the final event at the State Capitol.
University of Colorado’s Presidential Finalist, Mark Kennedy, Once Called Abortion Procedure “Barbaric”
In a speech in front of the U.S. House of Representatives, the University of Colorado (CU) presidential finalist, Mark R. Kennedy, referred to an abortion procedure as “barbaric.”
Local Artists Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Columbine Shooting With the Release of New Single ‘Safety’
Local indie band Avifauna will announce the release of their new single ‘Safety’ on April 20, the 20th anniversary of the Columbine School Shooting.
Business Owners and Workers Rally for Bill that Would Give Employees Paid Time Off to Care for Family Members
Business owners, working families, and policy advocates rallied Tuesday at the Capitol in support of a bill that would bring paid family medical leave to Colorado workers and their families.