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A $500 million Medicaid boost gives Colorado a chance to re-do its disability services

Funding for in-home personal care for aging Coloradans and people with disabilities would jump for three years under American Rescue Plan spending.

Health

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.

Opinion Columns

Colorado will finally get hundreds off the waitlist for disabilities services. But not everyone.

The average wait time was 15 years. Then eight. Now, lawmakers are poised to spend $15.5 million to fund 667 spots in the disability program.

Health

Opinion: Coloradans with intellectual and developmental disabilities should qualify now for COVID-19 vaccination

COVID has upended all of our lives — the virus does not discriminate. Our government shouldn’t, either.

Opinion Columns

Colorado’s coronavirus budget crunch is putting Democratic accomplishments at risk

The Joint Budget Committee will begin meeting next week to consider recommended spending cuts, but they still may not be enough to balance the budget

Politics and Government

Colorado vowed to end the waitlist for an adult disability program by 2020. Nearly 3,000 people are still waiting.

The Medicaid program provides 24/7 care for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The average wait is currently eight years.

Politics and Government