A fight over independent pharmacies rages in Colorado

Should people in rural communities be allowed to buy medications from the pharmacies of their choice or should they be forced to order their prescriptions […]...

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April 18, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers OK restrictions on medical pot advertising despite First Amendment concerns

This story first appeared at the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.   First Amendment concerns didn’t prevent a panel of state lawmakers Wednesday from […]...

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April 14, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Fetal tissue, clean air, rural schools dominate budget debate

The Joint Budget Committee approved a modified version of the House budget on Wednesday. The new draft tanked Senate Republican efforts to ban Colorado public universities […]...

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April 14, 2016 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Did Cynthia Coffman push for a failed anti-abortion bill?

Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who has carefully skirted the abortion issue for the past year, found herself front and center today on the issue during […]...

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April 7, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Bill would fine companies dodging healthcare costs

House Democrats Tuesday took another stand against big corporations that try to foist employee health care costs onto taxpayers. But the bill’s proponents and Gov. […]...

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April 7, 2016 Civil Rights, Health, Just In, The Mix

An attempt to investigate Planned Parenthood fetal-tissue sales fails

Republicans tried again Monday to force another state agency to look into allegations that Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains sold fetal tissue, a federal felony […]...

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April 5, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Anti-abortion stunt slows the state budget debate

Abortion politics took center stage during a debate on the state budget bill Thursday, when Rep. Patrick Neville, a Parker Republican, tried to add an […]...

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March 31, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

A corpse tampering bill may not be an anti-abortion ruse

Could a bill to make tampering with a corpse be a way Republicans could sneak anti-abortion “personhood” language into state law? Some Democrats think so, […]...

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March 16, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Democrats gear up to fight for a hospital provider fee bill

Republican Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced Monday that reclassifying the state’s hospital provider fee as an enterprise meets constitutional muster, restarting conversations among lawmakers about […]...

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March 1, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What’s Colorado’s hospital provider fee, who cares and why?

This year, three words have dominated the political debate under the gold dome of the Colorado Capitol: Hospital Provider Fee. It’s become a political battle, a legal battle, and […]...

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February 29, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]

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Darryl Glenn seeks Blaha, Frazier support after ballot blooper

And then there were two. Maybe three. We’ll see.  But the campaigns of two more candidates in the big U.S. Senate race in Colorado were dealt potential […]

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