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COVID-19

COVID-19

Democratic lawmakers prepare to make budget cuts, scrap 2020 priorities Colorado lawmakers plan to...

Colorado lawmakers have been left with a state budget crippled by the economic fallout of COVID-19, forcing them to all but start from scratch...
Gov. Jaren Polis answers questions from reporters at the Colorado Convention Center as it is converted into a care site for COVID-19 patients on April 10, 2020. He is aiming to gradually reopen Colorado by April 26. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

April Updates: COVID-19 in Colorado Regular updates from the month Coloradans were ordered to...

These updates continue our coverage of a story that was originally published on March 5, when Colorado health officials announced the first two diagnosed...
Wendy Dyson, who is recovering from an opioid addiction, holds her prescription for methadone at the Behavioral Health Group clinic in Denver on April 29, 2020. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

New COVID-19 policies could make life easier for Coloradans with substance use disorders Regulations...

Before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Wendy Dyson would take the 6 a.m. bus every weekday from Commerce City to a Denver methadone clinic for...
Denver’s top prosecutor says scammers are finding opportunities for profit in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Top prosecutor warns of scams circulating during COVID-19

Denver’s top prosecutor says scammers are finding opportunities for profit in the COVID-19 pandemic. In a conversation with Insight’s John Ferrugia, Denver District Attorney Beth...
Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump, pictured here during the Feb. 5, 2019, State of the Union address. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Littwin: Trump and Pence show America that only the good guys wear masks

Tuesday was, on balance, a horrible day, even by present-day standards. And I don’t have to tell you what that means — when any...

Colorado schools, universities could see major budget cuts amid coronavirus downturn Legislators have to...

Colorado schools and universities could see dramatic budget cuts, as the severe measures taken to combat the spread of coronavirus have caused state revenue...
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Guest Post: Will we still be there for nurses once the pandemic passes? Are...

I am a registered nurse. In May I will join nurses around the world to honor our profession as we celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th...
Extraction Oil & Gas well pad site near Windsor, Colorado. (Photo by Ted Wood/The Story Group)

The pandemic is battering oil-state economies COVID-19 reverberates across the energy world.

Long before New Mexico or Wyoming identified any cases of COVID-19, even before residents began hoarding eggs and sacks of flour, state budgets were...

Littwin: Colorado is ready to slowly reopen for business, except in all the places...

For those of you concerned that Jared Polis might have jumped the gun in announcing his slow-walking reopening of the Colorado economy beginning on...
Staff at the Summit Community Care Clinic at Summit High School, which has seen a 75% reduction in patients since the outbreak of the coronavirus. (Photo courtesy of Jenna Worthen)

School-based health centers, some kids’ only health care for miles, see steep drop in...

Cristi Wilson has relied on a school-based health center in Montrose, Colorado, through years of sinus and ear infections, sore throats and routine check-ups...
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