Starting Monday it will be Ki’i Powell’s job to make sure people in need get the help the state can provide. The Colorado Department of Human Services named her director of the Office of Economic Security. She replaces Phyllis Albritton, who was hired last year. The office is in charge of child support services, the […]
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Colorado is leading the nation with a new policy that supports and strengthens the safety net for children. In April, Colorado became …
Jail cells are no longer a substitute for the help needed by people in behavioral and mental health crises in Colorado. Thursday Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation on 72-hour mental health holds, a significant issue for Colorado’s far-flung rural areas, where proper help can be hours away. When there’s not a hospital nearby to take a person […]
State officials said an estimated 17 refugees should be arriving in Colorado by Thursday under President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees. Seven refugees — from countries including Bhutan, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Afghanistan — were scheduled to arrive in the state Monday and Tuesday, officials with the Colorado Department […]
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday urged President Donald Trump to cancel the temporary ban imposed by executive order on some travelers and all refugees entering the United States.