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Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsJuly 12, 20185min330

As your readers may know, Denver will be voting in November on a proposal to raise Denver’s sales tax approximately 25 cents per $100. The money raised will go toward funding for detox programs, suicide prevention services, community preventative measures, and other services. If passed in November, the $45 million generated by Caring for Denver would create the sustainable funding that Denver has needed for years to address this mounting crisis of homelessness and substance abuse. 


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningMarch 11, 20182min671

The nonpartisan Mental Health Colorado is conducting its inaugural forum for gubernatorial candidates on March 23, the nonprofit's president and CEO, former House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, announced this week. "We’re inviting the contenders for Colorado’s top job to tell us how they would improve care for people with mental health and substance use disorders," Romanoff said in the invitation, which also asks interested parties to submit questions for the candidates.