Lack of quality, affordable health insurance has the potential to create a vicious cycle of medical and financial strain for families.
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Capitol Update: With the State Budget finalized, Colorado’s legislators hear bills that have been waiting in committee including HB1222 for Family Child Care Homes and more
The pace is starting to pick up at the State Capitol! With the State Budget finalized, bills that have been parked in committees waiting for funding will now continue through the process.
First glimpse at 2020 Census data shows Colorado grew nearly twice as fast as U.S. as a whole since 2010, will gain an eighth Congressional seat
2020 Census data released Monday confirmed what many of us have witnessed firsthand during the past decade: Colorado’s population grew significantly since 2010, and it increased much more quickly than in most other places across the nation.
Especially as schools look to reopen for in-person learning next fall, Covid-19 vaccine uptake will play a significant role in children’s return to the classroom, parents’ return to the workplace, and improved well-being among all families.
In an effort to revitalize the nation and ensure a more equitable recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, President Biden has released a $1.8 trillion companion bill to the $2.5 trillion American jobs plan that was released last month.
The U.S spends more on maternal care than any other country in the world, and yet, we have worse outcomes than any other developed nation. Racism and structural issues within our health care system are just two of the many contributing factors to the rising maternal mortality rate in our country.