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Opinion: The Colorado legislature’s big health care bill will worsen health disparities for African Americans

It is disappointing that lawmakers rushed to advance this legislation without understanding the larger implications. They would be wise to go back to the drawing board.

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Nicolais: For the fully vaccinated, the return to normal has arrived just in time for summer

After more than a year avoiding crowds, I have spent two weeks celebrating after finishing my vaccination course

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Littwin: Biden is sending a half-billion vaccine doses to desperate countries around the world, but can’t give them away at home

Maybe you’ve heard about the shots-make-you-magnetic (and not in a good way) conspiracy theory. Sure, it’s a crazy proposition, but in the Ohio legislature, some Republicans are, uh, sticking to it.

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Rep. Amabile: Colorado’s failure to address severe mental illness is a human disaster

It’s time to bring a sense of urgency and commitment to helping these individuals.

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Opinion: Education has an ally in Tracy Stone-Manning, Biden’s pick to lead Bureau of Land Management

She is an experienced leader who understands that updating our nation’s oil and gas leasing practices is needed to support a brighter future for public education across America.

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Opinion: The world is on fire from COVID-19. If we work together, we can put out the flames.

No country will be safe from the pandemic until the rapid spread is stopped everywhere, especially in large countries living in poverty.

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Opinion: Coping with virtual graduations and pandemic depersonalization

When you go to college in a laundry room and you graduate on a front porch, you don’t know how you are supposed to feel.

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Littwin: If Democrats want voting reform, give Joe Manchin what he wants and make him deliver

If Manchin can’t deliver 10 Senate Republicans — the ones he insists are out there somewhere — to overcome a filibuster, he’s got to come up with a new argument.

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Opinion: It’s time for Colorado’s teachers to “know better” about the science of reading

I am energized that the State Board of Education will consider a recommendation to help ensure that future educators are prepared to teach reading using scientifically based approaches.

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Opinion: The mental-health emergency facing Colorado’s children demands an emergency response

The mental health infrastructure in our nation and in Colorado is woefully underfunded and tragically underbuilt.

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Silverman: For Lauren Boebert, keeping up with Marjorie Taylor Greene isn’t easy

The main qualification for prominence in the Republican caucus largely focuses on Donald Trump

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Littwin: Jared Polis may be big on emission-reduction goals, but just don’t let regulators try to enforce them

The governor’s threat to veto legislation that would have mandated, not merely suggested, Polis-supported goals shows once again that when he and progressive legislators square off, Polis prevails.

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Nicolais: I’m setting aside tolerance and inclusion today to chant: ‘Dos a Cero!’

The U.S. and Mexican soccer teams bring their heated rivalry to Denver

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Opinion: Colorado lawmakers should block a discriminatory law and help nonprofits and their clients

By passing SB 199, Colorado’s policymakers can halt spending donor and taxpayer dollars on unnecessary immigration checks.

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Opinion: While we’re debating how to improve infrastructure, let’s pay more attention to countering cyber-threats

The next war launched against the U.S. will not be a military strike but a massive cyberattack, and we’re already seeing the beginnings of these events.

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Opinion: As Colorado lawmakers, we call on the legislature to invest $15 million to support workers and students affected by the pandemic

The program grows community efforts and engages private donors to increase available dollars well beyond the state investment.

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Rep. Herod: We need more equitable access for all to Colorado’s beautiful outdoors

Not all of our communities are enjoying our public lands equally. Legislation could help change that.

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Littwin: As good as the coronavirus news is, the sad truth is that it could be so much better

The risk for those who have been fully vaccinated is minimal. But for the vaccine hesitant, the vaccine procrastinators, the vaccine resisters, the risks are still profound.

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Opinion: Coloradans don’t just want politicians out of the redistricting process. We also want fair maps.

As a Mexican-American woman, I am not OK with political power being defined for my community based on data that has estimated me out of existence.

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Opinion: Nothing we use for a few minutes should harm our environment for hundreds of years

Our planet is about to be flooded with plastic if we don’t do something to turn the tap off.

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