Christine Levi carries her daughter, Aaliyah, into the toddler's home daycare early one morning in 2019 in Denver. Levi resumed work the day she came home from the hospital after having Aaliyah because her employer offered no paid leave. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Colorado voters approve creation of paid family leave program

Workers start paying into the statewide pool in 2023 and could apply for paid time off in 2024.

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Health Primary category in which blog post is published

What happened when the only ER doctor in a rural Colorado town caught coronavirus

With Kurt Papenfus sick, the hospital in Cheyenne Wells scrambled to find a replacement

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

John Hickenlooper spent $41 million to win Colorado’s U.S. Senate race, far surpassing Cory Gardner

In the 3rd Congressional District, Lauren Boebert defeated her Democratic opponent despite being outspent 2 to 1, new records show

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Ambitious plan to reduce CO2 emissions still leaves Tri-State getting 23% of electricity from coal plants

The state’s second largest electric provider plans to spend $21 billion to add renewable sources and battery storage. Natural gas is in the mix.