Colorado Forges Ahead On A New Model For Health Care While Nation Waits

DENVER — With the nation’s capital mired in gridlock and the Affordable Care Act facing a dire legal challenge, the prospects of lowering health care costs for Americans this year seem unlikely. Just don’t tell that to Coloradans. Democratic majorities in the state House and …

Despite A Birth By A Colorado Legislator, Paid Family Leave Bill Feels Labor Pains

DENVER — When Brittany Pettersen, a Colorado state senator, gave birth to a boy in January, she became only the second lawmaker in the state to have a baby during a legislative season. The first, Sen. Barbara Holme, delivered just two days before lawmakers adjourned nearly …