With this week’s revelation of a U.S. Supreme Court poised to overturn nearly 50 years of precedent in Roe v. Wade, states are bracing for new legislative battles over reproductive rights. That includes House District 26 and the majority of Eagle County.
GOP State Senate Hopeful’s ‘Selling Drugs’ Admission Sparks Debate Heading Into Assembly
With Republicans focusing on fentanyl and Colorado’s rising crime rate in the 2022 election, a Western Slope state senate candidate’s admission of “selling drugs on the side” in college is raising eyebrows ahead of this weekend’s GOP state assembly.
Western Slope Senate Hopefuls Call Putin War Criminal, Weigh Energy Fallout of War
Retired U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Rich Cimino, a Republican Grand County commissioner running for state Senate district in the central and northern parts of Colorado’s Western Slope, believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is a war criminal for his brutal invasion of democratic Ukraine.
GOP Leader Says Public Option May Sink Medical “Miracles” Like Hers But Advocates Say It Will Reduce Costs Not Quality
Republican CU Regent At-Large Heidi Ganahl recently had a brain tumor successfully removed by surgeons at CU Anschutz. Now, she’s using her experience to argue against a proposal to launch a public health insurance option in Colorado in part because it could “endanger miracles like mine.”
Proposed Law Tightening Rules for Vaccine Exemptions Passes Colorado House
Today, the Colorado state House passed a vaccine bill that would tighten rules for parents wanting to exempt their children from vaccine requirements.
Pandemic Shows Why Medicaid, a Health Insurance Program for the Poor, Is So Valuable to Rural Colorado, Say Experts
Earlier this year, just before the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration launched a program allowing states opt out of traditional Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for low-income people, and instead receive a block grant from the federal government.