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Bills Introduced To Protect Public Lands

In a bi-partisan effort to protect public lands, Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet have introduced 5 separate bills dealing with public land issues.  Gardner says he is proud to work Continue reading

Tipton Talks Opiod Legislation

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton has cosponsored legislation intended to push back against opioid abuse and addiction in the US and Northwest Colorado. The Congressman has put forth legislation that would require additional labeling for opioid medication, and another bill that would change the patient evaluation systems for Continue reading

Tipton Talks Opioid Legislation And Abuse

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300With opioid  use and abuse on the rise in Northwest Colorado, Wild West Radio’s Nolan Sharpe sat down with Congressman Scott Tipton to discuss legislation that he has sponsored to help curtail the epidemic, and what families and communities like ours can do to help prevent and limit the use of Continue reading

You Can Now Collect And Use Rainwater

RainBarrelIt is now legal for Coloradans to collect and use rainwater on their property. Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law late last week, that allows anyone to collect rainwater on their property. The legislation barely made it through the legislative session in what turned out to be a Continue reading

Child Abuse And Neglect Examined

noABUSE-300x205Legislation is on its way to the Colorado State Senate that would change the definition of child abuse and neglect. A state representative says the bill ensures the examination of all factors prior to removing a child from a home. The legislation also requires the state to work with Continue reading

CO Birth Control Budget Increases

BC-PILLFunds have been approved that will go towards a public health program that has already decreased teen pregnancy and abortions in Colorado by close to 50% since 2009. The 2016-2017 State budget recently signed by governor Hickenlooper, allocated an additional $2.5 million to go towards the Colorado Department of Health’s family planning budget which helps to provide contraception services around the state. The family plan Continue reading