Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility February 2022 - Page 6 of 6 - Denver Daily Post

Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia stepping down to accept Pentagon appointment

Colorado Senate President Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo, on Thursday announced his plans to resign after being appointed to a position at the Pentagon. Garcia’s next job will be as Special Assistant to the... Read more »

Black girls are graduating at a higher rate than any other demographic in Memphis schools. Here’s why.

Before Winter Shields was born, she faced an uphill climb to success — academically and otherwise. When Shields’ mother, Nastassja Miller, was pregnant, doctors said her daughter was sickly, and could be... Read more »

At hospitals, food halls, and ski resorts, Colorado effort helps employers create on-site child care

A ski resort in Steamboat Springs, a community hospital in Grand Junction, and a food hall project in downtown Pueblo. On the face of it, they don’t have much in common, but... Read more »

Modernize Iowa’s tax system to enhance our competitiveness

When the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2020 data, it confirmed that Iowa’s population growth has been anemic. Our overall population increased by 4.7%, but the report acknowledged that most of these... Read more »

Colorado public school enrollment ticked up last year, but still below pre-pandemic levels

Colorado’s public school enrollment ticked up last year but still remains nearly 27,000 students below its pre-pandemic level, the Department of Education (CDE) said on Wednesday.  In all, 886,517 preschool through 12th... Read more »

Green Activists Urge State to Block Greenpoint Gas Plant Facility Upgrade

State environmental protection officials must decide next month whether to grant a permit for a contentious upgrade to a Greenpoint natural gas plant, the planned terminus of an embattled pipeline making its... Read more »

Some cancers are preventable with a vaccine – a virologist explains

One-fifth. Nearly 20% of cancers worldwide are caused by a virus. These viruses don’t cause cancer until long after they initially infect a person. Rather, the viruses teach the cells they take over how... Read more »

Campaign finance limits proposed for Colorado school board races

In the aftermath of hotly contested, big money school board elections around the state, Colorado lawmakers are seeking to cap for the first time how much donors can give to candidates in... Read more »

New flood maps show US damage rising 26% in next 30 years due to climate change alone, and the inequity is stark

Climate change is raising flood risks in neighborhoods across the U.S. much faster than many people realize. Over the next three decades, the cost of flood damage is on pace to rise... Read more »

West Virginia House passes bill to reduce insulin costs

The West Virginia House passed legislation that would reduce the cost of purchasing insulin and sent the bill to the Senate for consideration. House Bill 4252, sponsored by Del. Matthew Rohrbach, R-Cabell,... Read more »