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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJanuary 31, 20183min11920

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy has landed the backing of two powerful Colorado teachers unions, her campaign said. The Colorado Education Association and the state chapter of the American Federation of Teachers plan to endorse Kennedy, a former state treasurer, on Wednesday at her campaign headquarters, inside a converted, historic elementary school in Denver.


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Berrick AbramsonBerrick AbramsonDecember 22, 20175min6340

Colorado’s recent elections have ushered in new school board members and, in some cases, new majorities. From Aurora and Douglas County this year to JeffCo before them, new boards are calling for new directions and priorities. These new leaders were, in part, elected because families felt ignored or that school boards were forging ahead in spite of — and not because of — their constituents’ concerns.


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Tom RamstackTom RamstackDecember 4, 20176min371
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet cited alarming figures on the rise of opioid addictions in Colorado as he asked expert witnesses at a Senate hearing Thursday for their suggestions on a solution. He said too many addictions to the powerful painkillers are treated only after they reach a crisis. “There’s agreement from the witnesses […]

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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsNovember 28, 20173min892
After announcing a comprehensive plan for K-12 education in Colorado, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis hit the road last week to talk with teachers and thank them for all the sacrifices they make on behalf of kids in Colorado. Polis’ “Giving Thanks to Teachers” tour took him to Denver, Johnstown, Windsor, and Greeley. Polis, a Democrat, […]

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Tom RamstackTom RamstackNovember 16, 20176min270
WASHINGTON — Two U.S. Senate hearings this week bring prospects for more federal support for the kind of medical research and preventive programs that have marked Colorado health care efforts in recent years. This week the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee heard witnesses describe promising treatments from gene editing. “We’re really on the […]

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Tom RamstackTom RamstackOctober 5, 20177min285
WASHINGTON — Congress sought answers Thursday to the opioid crisis that is killing more people every year in Colorado and elsewhere. Opioids are painkillers that can become addictive with continued use. An overdose can be deadly, killing as many as 33,000 people in the United States last year, according to National Center for Health Statistics. […]

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