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Tag Archives: Joyce Foster

GREENE: The sad death of the happiest man in Denver

  I’ve been struggling to write about Sylvester Tally for three weeks now. With each interview I’ve done since his Nov. 28th suicide, I’ve heard […]...

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December 19, 2016 Greene, Health, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized
Aurora shooting elicits calls for tighter gun control

Aurora shooting elicits calls for tighter gun control

While many politicians are playing it safe, saying it is too soon to talk about gun laws or saying they don’t want to “politicize” the Colorado and now Wisconsin shootings, Democratic U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter have...

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August 7, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Colorado maternity coverage expanded by law signed today

Colorado maternity coverage expanded by law signed today

Colorado women not enrolled in insurance group plans won maternity coverage today, as Gov. Bill Ritter signed HB 1021 into law at Children’s Hospital. The […]...

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May 26, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Ritter will sign payday loan, campaign finance and direct file reforms into law

Ritter will sign payday loan, campaign finance and direct file reforms into law

Gov. Bill Ritter will sign three influential bills into law Tuesday, remaking the payday loan industry, creating greater transparency in campaign finance and tempering the […]...

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May 24, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Senate passes bill to expand coverage of maternity care and contraception

Senate passes bill to expand coverage of maternity care and contraception

DENVER– The Senate today sent legislation for the governor to sign into law that will require insurance companies here to include maternity coverage with a […]...

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March 12, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Colorado Republican senators argue against expanding maternity coverage

Colorado Republican senators argue against expanding maternity coverage

DENVER-- State Senate Republicans today opposed a bill that aims to require insurance companies to provide individual-market plans that include maternity and contraception coverage. The bill passed a second reading with the support of Senate Democrats, but Republicans said it...

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March 11, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Planned Parenthood presses Colorado lawmakers to support maternity coverage

Planned Parenthood presses Colorado lawmakers to support maternity coverage

DENVER– Planned Parenthood of the Rockies staff and supporters descended on the capitol today as part of an annual effort to lobby lawmakers. This year […]...

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March 10, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Colorado maternity bill would require coverage for birth control

Colorado maternity bill would require coverage for birth control

A proposed state bill that would require Colorado insurance companies to cover maternity care has a new addition: The bill would also require insurance companies to cover birth control. ...

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December 7, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics
Who exactly voted down that single-payer resolution?

Who exactly voted down that single-payer resolution?

News outlets across Colorado Monday published a four-sentence AP story reporting that “Colorado lawmakers” rejected a resolution urging Congress to pass a single-payer health reform […]...

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October 20, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Same-sex benefits poised for Aurora decision after initial state Senate OK

Same-sex benefits poised for Aurora decision after initial state Senate OK

After numerous delays, the Aurora City Council will debate, on Monday, whether to offer insurance benefits to same-sex partners of city employees. This comes just after the Colorado State Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would do...

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February 23, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

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Dance like independent media depends on it!

We at The Indy aren’t big on rubber chicken dinners. But we love to dance. Join us on the evening of Friday, July 14th to […]

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News poetry: Fracking Accident, Firestone, Colorado

Circulatory systems beneath the once-prairie, now cul-de-sac, now-charter school, below Oak Meadows, a new suburb in the once-outback of the West. Underground infrastructure unmapped, a […]

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