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Federal insurance program for kids at risk

A 20-year federal health program that benefits children in low-income families could lose funding in December, officials report. The Children’s Health Insurance Program provides health insurance...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor, policy experts applaud defeat of health care repeal

DENVER – Colorado health care experts and some lawmakers applauded yet another demise of the GOP’s effort to repeal part of the Affordable Care Act, but they recognized the debate is far from...

DATE: July 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Governors call for non-partisan approach on health care system

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper and the bipartisan group of governors who openly oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act added their voices to the those calling for a non-partisan approach to...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

More than 3,000 Coloradans withdraw from voter registry

DENVER – More than 3,700 Coloradans withdrew from the state’s voter registry as of Friday and another 200 have asked to be added to the confidential voter program, according to the Secretary of...

DATE: July 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Hickenlooper marks progress on 11 of 15 goals to make Colorado ‘healthiest’

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday that his administration has met 11 of 15 goals he set in 2013 in a pledge to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. The score card was...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Steamboat Springs Democrat will challenge Scott Tipton for House seat

DENVER – A Steamboat Springs Democrat has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2018 congressional race against U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colorado. State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush announced Thursday...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper, Kasich join opposition to latest health care bill

DENVER – Republicans in the U.S. Senate have delayed a vote on the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA),which could cost...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor announced that the U.S. territory overwhelmingly chose statehood on Sunday in a nonbinding referendum held amid a deep economic crisis that has...

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

State, federal action clouds financial future of CPW

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife could face state and federal funding cuts after the state Legislature denied its request to raise fees. Last month, the Legislature killed a bill that would...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA dismisses half of key board’s scientific advisers

Both the Environmental Protection Agency and the Interior Department are overhauling a slew of outside advisory boards that inform how their agencies assess the science underpinning policies, the...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn as national security adviser during an Oval Office meeting after the 2016 election, according to three former...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Gold King Mine spill highlighted in D.C. Twitter spat

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Gold King Mine spill was highlighted this week in a Twitter spat on Capitol Hill. On Valentine’s Day, members of the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources took to social...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News