If you have a child in middle school or high school, there’s an excellent chance they have tried vaping (“E-cigarettes”) or are regularly vaping. “Parents would not be wrong to assume that your child has either vaped or has been exposed to those who have fairly regularly,” says Dr. Heather Hoch, a Stapleton resident who specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Denver Ballot Guide. State Ballot Guide. Why are we voting on these things? What about other ballot measures?
Passage of DD would legalize sports gambling in Colorado, impose taxes on the casinos that offer such betting, and devote the tax revenues to water projects.
Proposition CC proposes amending the Colorado statutes to allow the state government to keep all of the money it collects every year beginning in the 2019-20 state budget year.
Mike Johnston, former school principal and state senator, says he spent a lot of time in the past year thinking about what’s broken in our democracy—and what we can fix.
Frustration with Congress’ longstanding failure to pass comprehensive immigration reform is mounting across the country and in our own community.
Sometime in the future, when your utility bill changes, your child goes to kindergarten, you vote for president, get arrested, fill a prescription or need some weed delivered, think of the 2019 session of the Colorado General Assembly.
A mere mile and a half from Isabella Bird Community School, a school established with a mission to educate “newcomer” refugee and immigrant children, sits a monolith identified as “The GEO Group.” The ICE detention center in Aurora has shown little accountability to lawmakers, and living conditions are a concern for lawyers and advocates for asylum-seekers held there.
When State Senator Angela Williams, a former business woman, learned the lemonade stand of a constituent’s kids was shut down for lack of a permit, she started looking into how other states and municipalities regulate (or don’t regulate) kids’ businesses.
Colorado Democrats, now in control of both houses of the legislature and the governor’s office, are trying to figure out how to achieve long-sought policy goals within the limits of the state budget and how to make those new programs sustainable during future economic downturns.