A Colorado county where residents are dealing with hospital and medical costs much higher than in other parts of the state is now turning to a new model to negotiate on behalf of some of the largest employers in the region.
The poll results come amid discussions about taxing wealthier Americans more at the federal level.
Automakers are slow to sell EVs in places without zero emission vehicle mandates, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Mountain communities across the West huddle in Vail to discuss the challenges of high costs of living, low-paying jobs and a scarcity of places to live.
Many localities haven’t yet felt the full brunt of influenza season.
This is particularly a problem in California, where catastrophic wildfires in 2018 caused more than $9 billion in losses to insured property.
Garden City, Colorado, has fewer than 300 residents, but has spent $3 million on downtown infrastructure upgrades since retail marijuana was legalized.
Colorado's outgoing governor and a beer company co-founder offer some thoughts on what it takes.
Four months after the state’s open primary, unaffiliated general election voters turned out in record numbers.
Republicans now hold about two dozen more state legislative chambers around the U.S. than Democrats.
The energy-saving solution can be used by water treatment and wastewater facilities.
With recreational marijuana now permitted in nine states, questions remain over the best way to detect high drivers.
The Trump administration, states and local leaders—including many environmentalists—agree that more must be done to avert catastrophic wildfire, including thinning trees.
But experts caution pot tax revenue doesn’t necessarily solve state budget problems.
Some town governments in Colorado's mountains are setting aside money to pay for U.S. Forest Service employees, hoping the extra staff can better maintain national forests that are crowded with tourists each summer.
In a place wracked by fires and floods, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers says that “we’re always educating ourselves on best practices” plus building up fiscal reserves to deal with the next disaster.
The Integrated Benefits Initiative, a partnership between Code for America, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Nava Public Benefit Corporation, is spearheading the effort.
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The state provided a detailed update on the industry, which is clearing $1 billion in sales annually.
The states will be the first in the multi-year "Smarter States, Smarter Communities" learning lab, which grows out of National Governor Association Chair Brian Sandoval's 'Ahead of the Curve' Initiative.
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