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Guest Post: Amendment 74 – A Pandora’s box of property rights 'The only people...

Colorado voters this fall will consider Colorado constitutional Amendment 74 , which suggests that property owners will receive just compensation when government reduces the...
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Five ways a proposed immigration rule could impact Colorado students and schools

Advocates for immigrant families fear that a proposed federal rule governing green card decisions could lead to more children going hungry and losing housing...

Money talks: Getting a green card may come down to what you have in...

You would need a pretty good ear to guess where Gregor Mieder is from. Perhaps 15 years in the United States has smoothed the...

Three things we heard at a gubernatorial candidates forum on early childhood

Stark differences in how Colorado’s two would-be governors plan to tackle early childhood issues were clear at a candidate forum Monday evening. U.S. Rep. Jared...

Guest Post: 12,000 international students are studying on Colorado’s college campuses. We welcome them.

This month on college campuses across Colorado and the nation, we welcome students who are beginning — or returning to — a two-year, four-year...

Guest Post: I investigated the ‘unclear danger’ of Rocky Flats. Here’s why I’ll hike...

I'm going on a hike tomorrow, and I’ve never been more prepared. I’ve got granola bars in my backpack, ice water in my bottle,...

New report highlights racial disparity in Colorado’s booming prison population The total number of...

In 2017, roughly one in 28 adult black men in Colorado was in prison. Put another way, African Americans made up 18 percent of...

Just how confidential should confidential investigations of sexual harassment in Colorado’s Capitol be? With...

Concerns over privacy have a select group of lawmakers at odds for how they should reform the statehouse policy on sexual harassment. A six-member...

That fight in D.C. over food stamps? It has some Colorado small farmers worried,...

Samantha Caplan is a perfect hostess. In the Saturday morning crush of the Boulder Farmers Market she is welcoming, relaxed, and always moving —...

Estranged in America

Lucia Gaspar was 14 years old when the thing that she and her family dreaded occurred. Lucia, her mother and two siblings were driving...
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