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Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

“We all recognize we’re looking at a drier future”: Official declares Colorado River drought plan complete

Under the drought plan, states voluntarily would give up water to keep Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada border and Lake Powell upstream on the Arizona-Utah border from crashing. Mexico also has agreed to cuts.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado Senate Democrats violated state constitution with computer reading of 2,000-page bill, judge says

The ruling is unlikely to have major impacts on lawmaking at the Colorado Capitol this session, but is a political win for statehouse Republicans

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s prisons offer free tampons to female inmates. The state’s jails might soon be required to as well.

House Bill 1224 arose out of an effort two years ago in the Colorado legislature. “There are jails that do not understand this,” said Denver Sheriff Department Chief Elias Diggins.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrats like John Hickenlooper strain to claim they have 2020 fundraising chops

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's presidential campaign said it reached $1 million in fundraising in less than 48 hours and received donations from all 50 states

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s former U.S. attorney leaves high-powered law firm to explore run against Cory Gardner

Colorado’s former top federal law enforcement official, should he decide to run, would join a growing field of challengers to the first-term Republican senator. Walsh said he will make up his mind in April.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

It’s been legal to drop off newborns in Colorado since 2000, so why aren’t suspicious infant deaths declining?

From 2001-18, 64 infants have been handed over at fire stations and hospitals under the Safe Haven Law. Advocates say a new generation of teens doesn’t know the law exists

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Telluride isn’t immune to Colorado’s high country housing problem. But it’s finding a solution in diversification

In Telluride, a constricted canyon of about 2,600 residents, housing programs have focused on options, meaning everything from dorm-style rentals and tiny homes to stand-alone single-family homes and four-bedroom apartments

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

How would new regulations impact the oil and gas industry in Colorado? Here’s what we know.

One of the most debated points of the Colorado legislation is its economic impact, but both sides acknowledge they don’t know all the answers

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