With the news of possible big federal budget cuts, particularly to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Front Porch contacted U.S. Congresswoman Diana DeGette to get additional information and background. Her district, where Front Porch readers live, would be doubly affected by NIH cuts—ending research at the Anschutz […]
The budget proposal put forth by the current administration seeks a 19 percent cut in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a federal agency that is responsible for conducting medical research and funding it at centers across the country.
In a sign of the times, a town hall meeting held by State Reps. James Coleman and Leslie Herod and State Sen. Angela Williams had to be relocated from the Whittier Café to a larger space at Manual High School.
With that headline, it may be tempting to look for a punchline—but the act of bringing together Christians, Muslims and Jews to find commonalities and unity is no laughing matter these days.
A national survey shows most LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning) students have experienced harassment and discrimination in school.1
Based on concerns expressed by individuals and organizations in Denver following President Trump’s Jan. 28 travel ban, Mayor Michael Hancock gathered the city officials and top law enforcement officers for a community information session clarifying Denver’s policies.
Liz Jones remembers sitting in support groups and feeling scared listening to parents of older children.
I make my way through the entrance of a warehouse where there’s been a report of an intruder.
In the midst of this seemingly endless campaign season, two nonprofits have partnered to produce an online budget simulation tool whose goal is the polar opposite of sound-bite politics: an engaged and informed citizenry.
Fifty-four percent of surveyed Coloradans have not gone to the doctor because of cost, and 45 percent have not purchased a medicine prescribed by a doctor.