In Colorado, maternal mortality rates are low at around 35 women per year, but experts have trouble comparing data nationwide. A new law requires the state to review and collect data on deaths of mothers.
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The governor’s office says CDPHE will use existing funds to try to achieve these objectives, but eventually, more state money will be needed to implement all of the strategies.
Democrats only have a two-seat majority in the Senate, so flipping a few seats there would have a much greater impact than in the House.
Dems Passed A Law To Help Counties Tighten Drilling Rules. Weld Wants To Use It To Make Drilling Easier
Weld's commissioners passed a resolution to tighten its grasp on local control of oil and gas development — something expressly given to communities in Colorado's new law on the matter.
The announcement comes on the same day that gun-violence prevention groups announced they'd put $100,000 into fighting the Sullivan recall effort.
Polis served in Congress for 10 years before he moved to the governor’s office.
The practice, which Polis said wasn’t backed up by any evidence, aims to change the sexual orientation of LGBTQ youth.
U.S. senators and even presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren have flung their support behind the representative who was the main sponsor of the "red flag" gun bill.
Democrats came into the 2019 legislative session at an advantage, controlling the state Senate, state House, governor's office and other Capitol positions.