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To close or evolve? As teen birth rates drop, school programs...

There was just one student in the Boulder Valley School District’s teen parent program last year. She graduated in May, and and the district...

Denver teen pregnancy prevention organization to close its doors at the...

A Denver-based nonprofit focused on teen pregnancy prevention and youth sexual health will close its doors at the end of 2017 after losing two...

GOP blocks birth-control funding for low-income women

A bill to offer low-income women free long-acting reversible birth control failed on party lines in the Republican-controlled Senate kill committee, despite bipartisan efforts to...

IUD funding slashed from state budget, House considers new approach

The bipartisan battle to secure $5 million to fund a Colorado program that offers teens long-acting reversible birth control hit another snag at the...

House Dems have a ‘plan B’ for state-funded birth control program

Colorado Senate Republicans are likely to defeat a bill to direct $5 million toward giving low-income women free, long-acting, reversible birth control like intrauterine devices....

Senate clashes over largest budget in state history

The Senate passed the record-breaking $26 billion budget without the support of many Democrats, who felt they had been "shut out" of the process...

#Coleg Notebook: No ‘pray the gay away,’ no teen pregnancy prevention

House bans conversion therapy  The American Psychiatric Association officially began opposing "conversion" or "reparative" therapy, the the psychological practice that tries to turn homosexuals into heterosexuals,...

#Coleg Notebook: Wins under the Gold Dome for IUDs and...

Colorado's much-lauded 40 percent reduction in teen pregnancy rates has shifted the debate over lady parts at the Capitol, in what seems a productive...

#Coleg Notebook: Cyber-bullying prevention; paring down PERA

House supports digital bullying prevention bill "Everyone hates you." "You are fat, pathetic and you mean nothing." "You should just go kill yourself." "These kinds of comments cannot...

All quiet on the eastern front and notes on the chamber...

Increasing sound and fury in the Capitol as both Republicans and Democrats flex their partisan muscles in their respective chambers.