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State will lower income tax and pay primary care providers to increase COVID-19 vaccination rate

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER At a press conference on September 2, Governor Jared Polis announced that, “Primary care providers (PCP) can receive grant funding ranging from up to $60,000 to up to $120,000 depending on practice size for supporting COVID-19 vaccination and discussing the benefits and risks of COVID-19 vaccine between doctor and patient. Applications …

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Tri-County Health ends the debate on masks while the virus just won’t go away

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER As of August 31, 796 Coloradans were hospitalized with COVID-19, virtually all of whom had the Delta variant and were unvaccinated. Statewide, 82 percent of acute care hospital beds were in use. According to the latest data available, in the Tri-County Health Department area, COVID-19 positivity rates ranged from 7% to …

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15 candidates have been certified to run for GV City Council in November

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER For the first time in more years than anyone we could find can remember, Greenwood Village will host competitive races for city council in every one of its four voting districts on November 2.  City council races in GV are strictly nonpartisan and every candidate runs independently. The two individual candidates …

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Colorado Chamber holds panel with five Colorado Congressmen

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On August 17, Shaun Boyd, CBS4 political specialist, moderated a panel discussion sponsored by the Colorado Chamber of Commerce with Colorado Congressmen Ken Buck, Jason Crow, Ken Lamborn, Joe Neguse, and Ed Perlmutter. Missing were the female members of the delegation, Diana DeGette and Lauren Boebert. Boyd asked first about the …

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Independent Redistricting Commission meets in Centennial

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On August 3, the combined Congressional and Legislative Independent Redistricting Commission met at Koelbel Library in Centennial to take testimony from Coloradans about where district and congressional lines should be properly drawn.  The first speaker asked commissioners to split Centennial into two house districts only, (three were proposed), one east and …

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Denver South hosts U.S. Rep. Jason Crow and tackles broadband

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER On August 13, Denver South board member Nancy Sharpe, who is in her third and final term as Arapahoe County Commissioner district two, opened the regular Denver South partnership meeting by reminding those attending in person and virtually that Denver South, which consists of six jurisdictional entities (Arapahoe County, Douglas County, …

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Greenwood Village will have a competitive election in November

BY FREDA MIKLINGOVERNMENTAL REPORTER Although candidates have until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 23 to turn in their petitions with at least 20 valid signatures to be a candidate for Greenwood Village City Council, it is already clear as of August 16 that there will be competitive elections in at least three of GV’s four …

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