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Aug. 10, 2023: Ensuring transparency in the Capitol; Unity through poetry

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Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite
Jesús Quintana Martínez helps recite “I Am The Bridge” with his coauthors, a collaborative poem written for the African Leadership Group’s Day of African Culture at the Arvada Center. Aug. 5, 2023.

Just how transparent are the workings inside the state Capitol? Despite having one of the most stringent Open Meetings Law in the country, lawmakers still manage to do a lot out of the public eye and it’s led to lawsuits. Then, achieving unity through poetry. Also, why knowing your breast density could save your life. And a troll is moving into the hills west of Pikes Peak.