Tony Lavele Jefferson Jr talks with another rider aboard a Mountain Metro Transit bus in Colorado Springs Monday, December 3, 2018. (Mark Reis, Special to The Colorado Sun)

How the cul-de-sac has turned Colorado Springs into a transit desert

Mountain Metropolitan Transit ridership is up, but customers who live in far-flung neighborhoods find themselves cut off from work, health care and grocery stores

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After facing U.S. Supreme Court criticism, Colorado’s civil rights division blasted by auditor as slow, not transparent

The Colorado auditor’s office found that the “division is slow to investigate complaints and the commission operates in a manner that is not transparent"

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Colorado’s reinsurance program could fall $50 million short next year, according to health insurer estimates

State wouldn’t be on the hook for cost overruns, but they could cause insurers to raise rates again for 2021