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Denver Museum To Consult With Native Americans

Colorado’s state museum has agreed to consult with Native American tribes after the museum closed an exhibit on the Sand Creek Indian massacre over complaints from descendants of the slaughter’s survivors that they weren’t consulted about the display.

03/18/2014

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Surging Colorado Economy Inspires Lawmakers’ Plans

Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.

01/06/2014

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Lt. Gov. Garcia Encourages Young Readers With One Book 4 Colorado Program

A program to get books into the hands of 4-year-olds in Colorado hinges on the idea that families serve as a child’s most important teachers.

11/08/2013

One Book 4 Colorado

You can vote for which book you would like to see given away as the One Book 4 Colorado 2014. The statewide initiative “gives 4-year-olds in Colorado a book in English or Spanish to read with parents, siblings, friends and family.” One Book 4 Colorado is the result of collaboration between Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia’s office and several other agencies. It “stems from the idea that providing young children with access to books promotes early literacy and helps families serve as their children’s first and most important teachers.”

LINK: onebook4colorado.org

11/06/2013

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EPA Holds Hearing In Denver On Plant Emissions

Carbon pollution and what the federal government should do about it is under review in Denver.

10/30/2013

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EPA Holds Hearing In Denver On Plant Emissions

Carbon pollution and what the federal government should do about it is under review in Denver.

10/30/2013

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‘Prepare Colorado’ Program Launched To Deal With A Disaster

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, the American Red Cross and the state Emergency Management Office are teaming up for the “Prepare Colorado” program.

09/07/2013

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Colorado Turns Away Thousands From Preschool

Thousands of Colorado children who qualify for free preschool won’t be going when classes start this month because of state budget shortfalls.

08/04/2013

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Colorado Getting More Childhood Education Funding

Colorado is getting an additional $15 million in supplemental funding for early childhood education from the federal government.

07/25/2013

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Colorado Website Aimed At Helping Former Inmates

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia is promoting a website designed to help former inmates integrate into society by guiding them on how to find employment, housing, and public transportation.

07/02/2013

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