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Zornio: Manchin is the Grinch who stole Christmas, and it’s impacting Coloradans

Stealing presents from kids hardly seems like the role of a U.S. senator, yet that’s effectively what Sen. Joe Manchin and Republicans appear poised to do. Failing to enact President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better initiative would be a disaster for Coloradans. The bill contains crucial funding to help Americans get back on track, and […]

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Littwin: The question isn’t why Manchin walked away from Biden’s social-spending bill, but what to do next

Let me confess straight away that I have no idea why Joe Manchin decided after months of negotiations  to announce — and on Fox News yet — that he was single-handedly blowing up the centerpiece of Joe Biden’s first-year agenda. Negotiations were still ongoing, and while Manchin’s objections were well known, the very public breakup […]

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Opinion: Dreamers are counting on the Senate to pass the Build Back Better Act

My story begins in Chihuahua, Mexico. I was fortunate enough to be born to parents who had the courage to leave one land behind in search of a home where safety, opportunity and freedom could be found. That story is not unlike the millions of immigrant Americans who accepted the challenge of migration to seek […]

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Opinion: For Colorado’s ski industry, reversing climate change is practical, not political

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Summit County, Colorado, supports climate change solutions in the Build Back Better Act and we are calling on Colorado’s senators and representatives to pass these measures. It’s past time to take seriously the impacts of climate change and their potential to devastate not only Colorado’s natural treasures, but the economies, […]

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The need for preschool has never been greater — and never harder — for struggling Colorado families to get

By Carina Julig, The Sentinel On a cold morning in mid-November, a group of children were learning the days of the week inside a renovated bus parked in the Willow Park neighborhood of Aurora. The brightly-decorated bus is home to You Be You Early Learning’s preschool program, which began serving students in the subsidized-housing neighborhood […]