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Littwin: At this point, it doesn’t matter who is to blame for our still-low vaccination rates. It matters what we do about it.

Many thought we were heading back to normalcy, but the delta variant upended all that. We need to be serious. If you need an example, arguing about whether shoolkids should be masked is not serious.

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Nicolais: The Colorado GOP may opt out of open primaries – and into a death spiral

If the party's move sets off enough dominoes, it could help put an end to the corrosive party primary system

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Carman: In the war on reality, Westminster, Colorado is Everytown, USA

Westminster residents are in a water war, and they can tell you all about the connections between climate change, infrastructure and money

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Opinion: Breckenridge isn’t fighting climate change alone

New state environmental laws give local efforts a boost

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Opinion: Colorado’s aggressive clean-energy policy will grow the economy

But getting the most out of it requires a federal-level response

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Opinion: Colorado employers should watch DaVita antitrust case with trepidation

If the feds prevail, it will rewrite a century of settled employment law.

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Opinion: What I’ve learned on the campaign trail for City Council

Character matters. So does fundraising, even for a part-time job.

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Littwin: Who cares if the ultra-rich have their space toys? We need to worry about what toys — and what else — poor kids lack.

The enhanced child tax credit, which reduces child poverty by 45%, expires after one year. In a Sun-hosted zoom interview, Michael Bennet pushes for a permanent solution.

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Opinion: The pandemic revealed how little we invest in government employees

Outsourcing to private companies usually means we pay more for less

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Pritchett: In the wake of megafires, forest restoration also nurtures our souls

Volunteerism can help heal nature, but physical work reminiscent of the 1930s Civilian Conservation Corps has the power to heal the individual as well

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Silverman: Let’s not hide from the racism in our history. We can learn from it.

Three books shed light on the history of racism in Colorado and the United States

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Littwin: Biden’s passionate speech on the GOP assault on democracy got everything right — except the solution

If Biden, the great Senate institutionalist, doesn’t call out those Dems who oppose filibuster reform, then the speech defending voting rights is just so many words and Biden becomes part of the problem

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Nicolais: Yes, Colorado, the COVID-19 vaccines work. Believe it.

As the Delta variant spreads, it has become increasingly clear that vaccinated individuals avoid severe, life-threatening illness

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Opinion: It’s time to lock in affordable housing stock before the market snaps it all up

One tool to use: tax breaks for landlords of smaller, lower-income apartment buildings

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Opinion: Electric vehicles can help clean Colorado’s air — by preventing wildfires

Climate change is fueling more wildfires, and the smoke is turning the Front Range's polluted air toxic

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Littwin: Boebert blasts Biden for sending “Needle Nazis” to knock on Mesa County doors. Problem is, no needles, no Nazis, no Biden.

There will be no fans at the Olympics. France is going to “COVID passports.” Don’t they want to own their libs? America is ahead of the game, but Republicans cheer the news that Biden didn’t reach his 70% vaccine goal.

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Opinion: To make agriculture more climate-friendly, carbon farming needs clear rules

We established a center at Colorado State University that develops and implements soil-based solutions to climate change.

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Opinion: Unemployment may be dropping in Colorado, but for at least one vulnerable group it’s rising

Here's a challenge to all business owners and business leaders in Colorado: Seek opportunities to employ people who have disabilities.

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Littwin: Bringing the All-Star Game to Coors Field sends a dual message — on vaccinations and on voting rights

The only reason the game is being played in Denver is that Major League Baseball pulled out of Atlanta after Georgia passed one of the earlier voter-suppression laws landing like a plague on much of red-state America.

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Nicolais: Colorado keeps hitting home runs as Georgia continues to strike out

After Atlanta lost the MLB All-Star Game in the wake of Georgia enacting restrictive voting rights laws, it is obvious Colorado keeps hitting its election laws out of the park

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