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Author : Kelsey Ray

Unpaid labor is rampant in ICE facilities. This lawsuit could change that — but it won’t likely be the operators who pay.

Federal Judge John Kane ruled last month that nine plaintiffs can move forward with a class-action lawsuit against private contractor GEO Group over alleged underpaid […]...

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March 21, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

FULL TRANSCRIPT: Bennet, Gardner on fellow Coloradan and Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Senate confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch began today with more than four hours of remarks from Republican and […]...

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March 20, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

In face of cuts, Fort Collins urges Bennet: Protect the EPA

Hundreds of environmental advocates rallied in Fort Collins yesterday on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency. The worried Front Range residents feared cuts to the […]...

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March 16, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Boulder residents: Ban fracking, stricter drilling regs aren’t enough

With the county’s five-year ban against fracking set to expire in May, the Boulder County Board of Commissioners is considering a long list of new […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

CBO analysis: 24 million would lose healthcare under GOP plan

The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican-proposed alternative to the Affordable Care Act estimates that 24 million Americans will lose healthcare coverage by 2026 under […]...

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March 13, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fears of Obamacare repeal drive packed healthcare town hall

Hundreds of Coloradans fearful over losing their health insurance in the face of the Republican Obamacare replacement plan filled the gym of Denver’s West High […]...

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March 10, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

More than 500 oil and gas spills reported in 2016, data shows

Oil and gas companies in Colorado reported at total of 509 industry-related spills in 2016, a new report finds. That’s down from the 615 spills reported in […]...

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March 10, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized, Water

What ending Medicaid expansion would mean for Coloradans

Rachel Graves has had a headache for going on seven years. The migraines began in 2010, just as she was about to start law school. […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Statehouse designates “Protecting Rural Hospitals Day” as small towns brace for cuts

Colorado lawmakers and hospital executives on Wednesday made it clear that small town healthcare faces the fight of its life in the coming year. A resolution […]...

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March 9, 2017 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lafayette City Council kills “civil disobedience” clause of Climate Bill of Rights

Lafayette City Council last night voted against the “civil disobedience” clause in its community Climate Bill of Rights, the most contentious piece of a proposal […]...

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March 8, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation

It might be hard to find a hotter seat in the U.S. Senate right now the one occupied by Michael Bennet. He is Colorado’s Democratic U.S. Senator and […]

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