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Offshore wind farms could help capture carbon from air and store it long-term – using energy that would otherwise go to waste

Off the Massachusetts and New York coasts, developers are preparing to build the United States’ first federally approved utility-scale offshore wind farms – 74 turbines in all that could power 470,000 homes. More than a... Read more »

Measure directs $225M to recruit, retain Pennsylvania health care workers

Pennsylvania Republicans highlighted legislation Wednesday that is moving through the General Assembly to direct $225 million to recruit and retain health care workers for hospitals and behavioral service providers. Leaders of the... Read more »

Former prison guard alleges Colorado’s training for officers is racially discriminatory

A former officer at Colorado’s Limon Correctional Facility is suing state agencies over their mandated diversity, equity, and inclusion training program. Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF), a nonprofit public interest law firm,... Read more »

Colorado Teacher of the Year selected as finalist for national award

Autumn Rivera, Colorado’s 2022 Teacher of the Year, is one of four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year award, the Council of Chief State School Officers announced Wednesday. Rivera, a... Read more »

Pritzker vetoes teacher COVID-19 leave measure, announces similar initiative with unions

Announcing an agreement with unions representing Illinois educators about paid COVID-19 leave for vaccinated school staff, Gov. J.B. Pritzker has vetoed a bill that was opposed by some school management groups. House Bill... Read more »

Increasing taxes only increases our problems

The Eastern Plains of Colorado have long been home to those who adapt and meet challenges head-on. From the early days of Native Americans to the Dust Bowl, residents of the eastern... Read more »

Colorado schools bend but don’t break under omicron surge

At Evelyn Gonzalez’s Denver high school, the Italian teacher, who luckily speaks Spanish, filled in last week for the Spanish teacher, who was out sick for two days. So many students were... Read more »

Governor’s unemployment insurance fund proposal could save Colorado employers over $560M

A plan by Gov. Jared Polis to infuse Colorado’s unemployment insurance fund with more than $600 million could generate nearly equal savings for businesses in the state, according to a new report.  The report by... Read more »

Denver school bathrooms would always stock free tampons, pads under policy

The Denver school board wants to make sure free pads and tampons are available in school bathrooms for years to come. The board is set to cement in policy the district’s practice... Read more »

Bronx Fire Highlights How Energy-Efficiency Push Could Save Lives Beyond Climate Change

For Tawanna Davis, winter means hauling out an electric space heater to keep warm when her Bronx building’s heat is insufficient. Davis, 51, has for two decades been a resident of Twin... Read more »