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Dianne Primavera

Dianne Primavera
Dianne Primavera

Colorado hires private investigators to find teens who went missing when the state abruptly closed a youth center

Amid criticism about the state’s handling of the shutdown, the Human Services Department is paying private investigators $100/hour to find them


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.

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Opinion: Colorado’s COVID-19 vaccine plans must be clear, transparent and guided by science

It’s time for full-scale mobilization. When we do that work well, we will finally get back to normal.

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Youth suicides on the Eastern Plains spark political protest, “7 is too many” social media campaign

Teens are criticizing Gov. Polis’ policies, but mental health experts say it’s too simple to blame the suicide deaths solely on the pandemic


Colorado hospitals — under increased scrutiny — raised prices and saw more profit, new report says

The report from the Polis administration shows per-patient profits at Colorado hospitals reached their highest level in at least a decade in 2018


Colorado may try to import prescription drugs from more countries than just Canada

The idea is one of several lawmakers are drafting, as Gov. Jared Polis’ administration signals a new campaign to fight rising pharmaceutical costs

Colorado’s fire season is expected to rate below average this year. But these days, below average is still hardcore.

Every one of the 20 worst fires in Colorado's history happened in the past decade


As their revenues grew, Colorado hospitals pushed costs onto privately insured patients and reaped billions, according to a new state report

The report sets up one major battle in health cost fight, as Gov. Jared Polis officially creates his new Office of Saving People Money on Health Care