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Washington offers $4.5M in grants for special needs child care

Child care providers in Washington who serve kids with special needs can get a boost from the state with a new initiative by the Department of Children, Youth and Families. The Child... Read more »

Colorado Gov. Polis signs school finance act, other funding measures

Per-pupil spending will increase 6% from this year, special education funding will increase nearly 40%, more high school students will have access to free college courses, and school districts with low property... Read more »

Polis signs bill increasing penalties for fentanyl

Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law on Wednesday that makes possession of one gram or more of fentanyl a felony under state law. House Bill 22-1326 was one of the most... Read more »

Audit says Denver’s elections fund needs improving

Denver’s Fair Elections Fund needs clearer policies to ensure that campaign donations are coming from valid sources, according to a recent audit from the Denver Auditor’s Office. The Fair Elections Fund, which voters... Read more »

“What do we say?” Texas parents struggle with kids’ questions over Uvalde shooting

Prepared with a smartphone and training in early childhood psychology, Austin mom Michelle Lambreton typically feels prepared for her son Franco’s intense curiosity. But as she dropped the 7-year-old off at first... Read more »

Is Iowa prepared for the federal debt crisis?

Uncle Sam is broke and the nation is on the verge of a serious debt crisis, if we are not already in one. The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released... Read more »

Colorado among 10 least expensive gas markets

Colorado is among the 10 least expensive gas markets in the country, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). The national average for a gallon of regular gas “has not fallen for... Read more »

Why are we willing to live with this carnage?’

President Biden urged lawmakers to act after 19 students and two teachers were shot and killed at a Texas elementary school on Tuesday. “Why are we willing to live with this carnage?”... Read more »

With climate change fueling wildfires, changes are needed to prevent worse scenarios

Climate change is contributing to the large wildfires that western states like New Mexico are experiencing, and scientists say humans need to make changes to prevent worse fire risks. New Mexico’s largest... Read more »

Vaccination could reduce symptoms, new research suggests

Graham was a healthy 34-year-old until he developed COVID in July 2020. Along with his wife and children, he had a fever, a cough, breathlessness, profound fatigue and he lost his sense... Read more »