Colorado Public News

Colorado Public News is created in partnership with Colorado Public Television 12,  Denver’s independent PBS station. It is led by editor Ann Imse. Others on the Colorado Public News team include:

  • Cara DeGette, managing editor
  • Noelle Leavitt, recruiting and social media director
  • Sonya Doctorian, video journalist
  • Drew Jaynes, webmaster and photographer
  • Journalists Bill Scanlon, Dennis Huspeni, Jody Berger, Sara Burnett, Jerd Smith, Michele Conklin, Andy Piper, Lauren Rickel, Raj Sharan, Amanda Turner
  • Robert D. Tonsing, publication designer and entrepreneur

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11:29am

Tue March 22, 2011
Affordable Care Act

One Year Later, Two New Hips

Grizzly Rose bartender John Barthell.
Colorado Public News

The Affordable Care Act turns a year old this week. While there are calls to repeal it, many have benefited from it including a Colorado bartender that insurers refused to cover.

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11:11am

Tue March 22, 2011
Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act: The Fine Print

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Nearly 50 provisions of the national healthcare reform law have taken effect. Here is a look at the top provisions impacting consumers.

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10:00am

Mon February 21, 2011
Transportation

Death Toll Drops on Colorado Highways

Colorado State Patrol
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The number of people killed on Colorado highways dropped another five percent last year to 439, continuing a dramatic decline in the state’s road death toll.

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8:16am

Tue February 8, 2011
Health

Colorado Legislature Moves Toward Requiring Physical Activity in Schools

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In response to the growing trend of obesity among youth in Colorado, the state legislature is moving ahead with a bill that would require 30 minutes of physical activity every day for elementary students.

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12:17pm

Tue February 1, 2011
Health care

Colorado Medical Society president calls for Seismic Shift for Healthcare

Michael Pramenko
Ann Imse Colorado Public News

With America already short $38 trillion needed to pay for Medicare insurance for the elderly over the next 75 years, the nation must focus on controlling healthcare costs, according to Dr. Michael Pramenko, president of the Colorado Medical Society.

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