The state and local responses have echoes of a wartime footing, with the public asked to mobilize to defeat a common enemy. Yet it’s one we can’t see, and everyone is personally at risk, to varying degrees. The way to fight the virus, public health experts have said, is to practice thorough hand-washing and “social distancing.” That effectively means staying home as much as possible and keeping 6 feet away from others, doing your part to limit the chains of interactions that can carry the virus to older people and those with underlying medical conditions, the groups at higher risk of dying from COVID-19. … [Read more...] about In Colorado, coronavirus deals a blow to life as we know it
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The Supreme Court rejected an admitting privileges rule in Texas in 2016, when Justice Anthony M. Kennedy joined liberals to say — in Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt — that the law put an “undue burden” on women. Lawyers for the Center for Reproductive Rights argued the Texas law left hundreds of thousands of women across vast stretches of south and west Texas with no doctors or clinics licensed to perform abortions. For them, the state’s rule was a danger to their health, not a benefit, they said. … [Read more...] about A Supreme Court retreat from Roe vs. Wade could begin this week with Louisiana abortion case
“Leondra Kruger is one of the handful of the most brilliant attorneys with whom I’ve ever worked,” said Washington attorney Neal Katyal, who was acting solicitor general during Obama’s first term. “I asked her to be my principal deputy solicitor general because I knew the advice she’d give me would be meticulous and deeply thought out, and most of all, honest: I cannot imagine a better justice.” … [Read more...] about Biden says he’ll put a black woman on Supreme Court. This California justice is a leading candidate
This year Joanie, the cast, and crew of A Raisin in the Sun also won MATs for Best Overall Performance of a Play and Best Ensemble in a Play. And, what a stellar cast it was! "As the saying goes, if you cast it right, the rest is easy. At call-backs, I began to see the chemistry evolving between the actors and that's when I got really excited." … [Read more...] about Lionheart Theatre’s “A Raisin in the Sun” wins 8 top MAT awards
If that happens, it would not be the first time the trust fund has run dry. Between 1982-85, the state borrowed $221 million from the Federal Unemployment Account to pay claims and paid back $15 million in interest, according to a state labor economist. Between 2010-12, Colorado borrowed $1.1 billion and paid $21 million in interest before issuing $630 million in bonds in 2012 to pay off the feds and bring premium rates down more quickly. Those bonds were paid off in May 2017. … [Read more...] about Colorado’s unemployment rate is poised to double in less than three weeks. Here’s what you need to know.