Tag Archives: disability

Amended bill requires public disclosures for nonprofits serving people with disabilities

Although nonprofits serving people with disabilities in Colorado won’t be subject to the state’s open-records law, it appears they will be required to provide the […]...

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May 4, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Opening records of disability nonprofits: ‘Impossible.’ Really?

The bill is still alive, but it’s becoming clear that 20 nonprofits serving people with disabilities won’t be covered by the Colorado Open Records Act […]...

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February 24, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Parents to lawmakers: Open records of nonprofits serving people with disabilities

Twenty Colorado nonprofits that spend public dollars to serve people with disabilities should be required like government agencies to provide detailed financial records and other information […]...

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February 2, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Video: Five bad excuses for bogarting parking reserved for disabled people

If you don’t have a disability, don’t take parking spots reserved for people who do, suggests a new public service announcement series from The Colorado Advisory […]...

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July 8, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

RTD will reach ‘revenue targets’ by charging the poor

Regional Transportation District passed sweeping bus and light-rail fare changes, yesterday, including a bus-fare hike from $2.25 to $2.60 that some community members say would […]...

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May 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Lakeside Amusement Park cops bark at disabled customers: No service dogs on rides

Maureen Stevens was glad to have her service dog Chester standing calmly in front of her while she filmed a Lakeside police officer screaming at one […]...

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May 20, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Remembering Paul Stewart, a champion of disability rights

He was a joyful curmudgeon. He refused to accept discrimination and he took action to address it. He will be missed. ...

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December 15, 2014 Reporter's Notebook, The Blogs

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The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]

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