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Infrastructure bill grows deficit, portends more spending and higher taxes, Republican congressman warns

The federal government is set to spend $1.2 trillion on infrastructure, including billions for Illinois, but a central Illinois congressman said the spending measure is a sign of higher taxes and other... Read more »

Colorado to require vaccines at large indoor events in six counties

Colorado will require anyone attending large indoor events in six Denver metro counties to be fully vaccinated. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) amended public health order goes into effect on November 19 and... Read more »

Eastern Plains residents sue over water district’s mill levy increases

A group of residents on the Eastern Plains are suing a local water district over a tax increase from 2019 that the group argues is unconstitutional. According to the lawsuit filed in the... Read more »

Pritzker gets his electric moves on in Scotland

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker recently slid on over to Glasgow. He was selling Illinois as the place to build electric vehicles and invest in renewable energy during the United Nations Climate Change... Read more »

Neurotoxins in the environment are damaging human brain health – and more frequent fires and floods may make the problem worse

In the summer of 2021, a toxic, smoky haze stemming from Western wildfires wafted across large parts of the United States, while hurricanes wrought extensive flooding in the southern and eastern U.S. Air quality... Read more »

Rhode Island Senate panel weighs in on ARPA ‘Make it Happen’ plan

A popular sandwich spread was used in an analogy as the head of a Rhode Island organization shared his vision for spending $1.065 billion in federal funds allocated to the state through... Read more »

New York AG releases Cuomo, accusers’ transcripts from harassment investigation

The New York State Attorney General’s Office on Wednesday released numerous documents from a five-month investigation into sexual harassment claims against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, including transcripts of interviews with the ex-governor... Read more »

How Low Can They Go? Rural Hospitals Weigh Keeping Obstetric Units When Births Decline

As rural hospitals struggle to stay financially stable, their leaders watch other small facilities close obstetrics units to cut costs. They face a no-win dilemma: Can we continue operating delivery units safely... Read more »

A resource guide for literacy in Montbello and Denver schools

There is mounting urgency over getting more Colorado students reading on grade level, yet parents often can’t find information on what makes great literacy instruction and what practices their schools follow. Interested... Read more »

Polis, governors ask Congress to include marijuana banking reform in National Defense Authorization Act

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and the governors from 20 other states sent a letter to federal lawmakers on Tuesday calling on them to pass legislation that gives marijuana companies access to the... Read more »