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Why the cost of mitigating climate change can’t be boiled down to one right number, despite some economists’ best attempts

Back in November 2019, before the pandemic began, would you have guessed how important videoconferencing like Zoom would be in people’s lives just a few months later? That’s the kind of challenge... Read more »

Michigan drops most indoor mask recommendations

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has dropped its recommendation to mask indoors in most settings as Michigan enters a “post-surge, recovery phase.” “This is good news for Michigan,”... Read more »

Pre-K for All? NYC’s Universal Preschool Push Leaves Students With Disabilities Behind

The crowning achievement of former Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is uncontested: universal pre-K. The program guarantees free pre-K for 4-year-olds, and has grown to include 3-year-olds in a dozen districts with... Read more »

Site Acquisition Program to reduce stress on housing market

Gov. Dan McKee, joined by legislative leaders, announced a $12 million initiative to address affordable housing in the state. McKee was joined by RIHousing and housing advocates to announce the Site Acquisition... Read more »

Colorado aims to accept crypto for state tax payments ‘by this summer’

Gov. Jared Polis said Colorado is aiming to accept cryptocurrencies for some state tax payments “by this summer” during an interview Tuesday with CNBC.  The concept comes as state lawmakers seek to... Read more »

Adams 14 releases audit of spending on external manager MGT Consulting

The Adams 14 school district paid almost half a million dollars to subcontractors for work that appears substantially similar to work already included in its contract with external manager MGT Consulting, a... Read more »

Leader for Colorado’s early childhood department

Colorado has kicked off its search for an executive director to lead its new Department of Early Childhood, a cabinet-level agency that will house programs that currently reside in the state’s education... Read more »

Colorado SOS files lawsuit to compel answers from Elbert County clerk over election security investigation

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold said Thursday that her office is moving forward with a lawsuit to compel Elbert County Clerk and Recorder Dallas Schroeder to provide material evidence concerning her... Read more »

Denver metro area mask mandates set to expire this week

Some Denver metro counties are allowing their mask mandates to expire this week, while others are mulling extensions. Mask mandates that require face coverings to be worn in public spaces are set... Read more »

Rising costs of climate change threaten to make skiing a less diverse, even more exclusive sport

Watching skiers compete almost entirely on artificially made snow at the 2022 Winter Olympics, we found it hard not to think about climate change and what it will mean for the future of the winter... Read more »