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Aurora theater attack prompts new state mental health law

Aurora theater attack prompts new state mental health law

Lawmakers budgeted nearly $20 million for the expansion, which includes more short-term residential services

Colorado lawmakers advance gun control bills amid cheers and jeers

Colorado lawmakers advance gun control bills amid cheers and jeers

The commotion at the Capitol underscored the attention the debate has generated nationally from gun rights groups, such as the National Rifle Association, to victims’ families and White House officials

EDITORIAL: Aurora does have unmet needs from shooting, but ‘resiliency center’ doesn’t address them

EDITORIAL: Aurora does have unmet needs from shooting, but ‘resiliency center’ doesn’t address them

Like so many Aurora residents, city officials clearly feel the need to do something in regards to the terror inflicted by James Holmes last year. But this center isn’t what Aurora is asking for, nor is it what the community needs.

EDITORIAL: Mental health pitch only a starting point for a safety

EDITORIAL: Mental health pitch only a starting point for a safety

A host of Colorado lawmakers irresponsibly gutted mental health programs during the 1990s in an effort to reduce the size of Colorado’s government.