It costs about the same amount of money for a year at Harvard as it does to treat an autistic child. Last summer, a new Colorado law took effect that shifts that high cost from parents to health insurers. Colorado Public News checks in on what it’s meant for one Aurora family.
The 2012 presidential campaign season has unofficially begun in Colorado. Vice President Joe Biden headlined the first major Colorado fundraiser for President Barack Obama in the Denver area Friday, where he also touted federal investments in clean energy research at the National Renewable Energy Lab.
"The one thing that has been missing of late, until President Obama came along, is that science is back in America," Biden said in a speech at NREL.
The watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense Action is launching an Internet ad campaign against Republican 4th Congressional District Representative Cory Gardner. At issue is Gardner’s neutral stance on tax subsidies for oil and gas companies.
The state legislature may have failed to redraw Colorado's U.S. Congressional districts. But a separate commission now taking its shot at redrawing state legislative house and senate districts says its ground rules are different and thus partisan fights could be minimized.