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Opinion: Drug makers charge hospitals less for some medicines. Consumers aren’t getting the savings

Colorado’s congressional delegation needs to investigate why lower prices aren’t being passed on to patients

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Zornio: Climate change is not enough of a focus in Colorado’s 2022 legislative start

Two weeks after the most destructive wildfire in Colorado’s history, lawmakers appear ready to downplay the climate crisis

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Silverman: Normal rules of self-defense don’t apply when your house is invaded

The legal battle over the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol — the people's house — has begun. America needs justice.

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Littwin: Jared Polis just showed how to make an election-year State of the State speech

Polis wants to save Coloradans money, which may not be the most controversial public-policy pitch ever made. More controversial was Polis’ decision to sing about it.

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Nicolais: The death of the voting rights bill could doom democracy

Limiting access to the ballot threatens each of us, even in states like Colorado where our election officials have created safe, accessible processes

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Carman: Rebuilding from the Marshall fire should be a model of climate adaptation

By not planning for climate change, not working to mitigate risk and failing to build sustainable systems, we set ourselves up for more multibillion-dollar disaster response efforts

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Opinion: Some doctors might not consider marijuana to be medicine, but Coloradans do

That includes the governor

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Opinion: The Marshall fire showed climate change has come to our backyard

It is infinitely better to prevent a fire than it is to help the victims deal with their loss

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Littwin: With Ed Perlmutter retiring, 2022 has officially arrived. The Colorado GOP is hoping it’s a better year.

Colorado’s Republican Party, still strongly tied to Trump, is at its lowest point in memory. If the GOP can’t take advantage in 2022, it’s hard to see a time when they might.

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Weiser: To improve policing and retain officers, Colorado must invest in better training

We must better support our police and sheriffs, starting at the academy and extending to mental health and retention

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Zornio: Jared Polis was right on truck driver, wrong on Walker Stapleton and definitely wrong on COVID

Polis’ decisions on the criminal justice front were bold and he deserves credit. But he governor’s appalling economic appointment and handling of the pandemic continue to be a grave disappointment.

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Opinion: Why COVID drove me to change my career

Why do I do what I do? The question became louder during the pandemic

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Littwin: It was late coming, but Biden finally said what had to be said of Trump and his enablers

On Tuesday, Biden goes to Atlanta to push two voting-rights bills that can be passed only if the Senate filibuster is reformed. This time, Biden must call out reluctant Dems.

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Nicolais: How state Sen. Don Coram can beat Rep. Lauren Boebert

The much-liked and respected state senator will need a perfect campaign — and help from outside organizations

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Opinion: Now open — A CSU campus free to every Coloradan

CSU Spur is a place for everyone to learn about food, water, and human and animal health

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Opinion: The fire in my legislative district had roots in the fossil fuels we put in our cars

Preventing another Marshall Fire will require reducing greenhouse gases. And that’s just the start.

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Zornio: For me and others, escaping the Marshall fire comes with a heavy dose of survivor’s guilt

The wildfire charred more than a thousand homes while sparing others, leaving many to wonder why they still have a house at all

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Opinion: Pioneers in philanthropy, Colorado foundations continue learning and improving

Among the lessons: Listen first. Simplify the process. And watch MacKenzie Scott

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Littwin: As the January 6 Capitol riot anniversary nears, we’re in no better shape one year later

In fact, it doesn’t seem all that far-fetched any more to believe that American-style democracy is not only under relentless assault but could also be losing.

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Opinion: After 20 years, it’s clear that marijuana is not ‘medicine’

It may be too late to reverse legalization, but let’s not kid ourselves: Politics, not medicine, ruled the day

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