The exterior of the Mental Health Center of Denver's Galapagos Street location on March 26, 2019. "If you are very wealthy, you have access to behavioral health care,” said the center's CEO, Carl Clark. “If you are very poor and can get into the safety-net system, you can get good care. Everybody in the middle? It’s pretty much not there.” (Eric Lubbers, The Colorado Sun)

By law, mental health benefits are supposed to be as good as medical coverage. In practice, that’s not happening.

An effort to enforce the nation’s mental health parity laws is in the works in Colorado, where insurance companies pay mental health doctors 30 percent less than they pay other medical professionals

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Colorado governor bans evictions for tenants who can prove financial hardship because of coronavirus

The order, which lasts at least 30 days, comes after the Democrat faced months of pressure from housing advocates

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They’ve been called soccer moms, rage moms and Zoom moms. Why the Colorado suburban-women vote is so important.

Republican women are talking about the economy and law and order, while Democrats are concerned about respect, and women’s rights

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Democrats dominate campaign fundraising and spend big to build majority in the Colorado legislature

A Republican leadership rift is hurting fundraising and one lawmaker blames a “serious strategic error” for some of the troubles