Gov. Jared Polis speaks at a news conference at Denver Health medical center on April 4, 2019, to reissue his health care roadmap from the campaign. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Colorado may make it tougher to get vaccine exemptions, but abandons “really aggressive option”

Gov. Jared Polis opposed the initial effort, but now says his administration will focus on improving the state’s low immunization rate

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Jeffco Public Schools will allow all students to return to school buildings this fall

The district will also have a remote option for any students who want to keep learning from home

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Colorado’s governor thinks it’s stupid to not wear a mask. So why isn’t he requiring you to do it?

As a growing number of states and Colorado counties and cities require mask-wearing, Gov. Jared Polis has declined to issue a statewide mandate requiring Coloradans to don a face covering in public.

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Federal coronavirus loans helped Colorado’s rural hospitals stay afloat

Many of Colorado’s rural hospitals are the community’s top employer and the only provider for hundreds of miles