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It’s getting harder to be a single mom in Colorado 62...

Kayla Frawley said she felt “lucky” when she was hit by a car and broke her leg. When you’re a single mom, the 31-year-old Frawley...

Colorado renters to landlord law firm: educate don’t evict

Just after lunch on Sept. 21, a group of about a dozen people, most of them women and most of them renters, gather outside...

What would raising the minimum wage actually do? Amendment 70, explained

Mike Chea is constantly calculating. The security guard at the Colorado Convention Center makes $12 per hour – a wage he says dictates nearly every...

Future shock: What happens if Colorado legalizes pot?

If Amendment 64 passes, it will become almost immediately legal under Colorado law for adults to possess, grow, consume and give away up to an ounce of marijuana. It may take more than a year, however, before adults can purchase marijuana legally in a store.

Bigfooting, boozing, tweeting: A progressive Colorado legislative scorecard

DENVER — Colorado's 2012 Legislature may not have achieved greatness. It may not have risen above partisan divide to solve complex problems and unify a state. It may not have addressed the state's economic malaise or found a way to reliably fund education for the long term.

Colorado could balance budget with a less regressive tax code

A new report by United for a Fair Economy shows how Colorado's fiscal problems could be fixed by flipping its regressive tax system.

House passes health care reform legislation

Congressional Democrats on Sunday passed historic legislation to extend health coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans, protect patients from the most flagrant abuses of insurance companies, and curb runaway health care costs. All told, the $940 billion reforms represent the most sweeping overhaul of the nation’s health care system since the creation of Medicare more than four decades ago.

Sisters of Charity hospital deal altering Denver-area care

DENVER-- In the next few months, as the Kansas-based Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System assumes control of two hospitals in the metro area formerly run by Exempla Healthcare, nearly 40 percent of hospital beds here will be run under directives approved by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Abortions will be limited to cases where the mother is at risk of death. Reproductive services will also likely be severely curtailed, as will end-of-life care, regardless of legal advance directives authored by patients.