Episode 166: All the Governor’s Bills

Jared Polis has been the Governor of Colorado for less than six months – but in that six months A LOT has happened in the legislative world. In this episode we dive into some of the bills that Governor Polis has signed and how they are advancing his legislative agenda focusing on education and health…

Episode 108: Who Needs Healthcare Anyway

In the wake of yet another attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act we sit down with¬†Rebecca and Randy from Peak Vista Community Health Centers. We take a quick history tour of the how Medicare came about and then we focus in on some of the issues surrounding the program. Randy and Rebecca walk us…

Episode 82: WTF Is Up With U.S. Maternity Leave?

  The United States is many things, but kind to new mothers and fathers it is most definitely NOT. The US is only one of two countries in the entire WORLD that does not require paid maternity leave. Adequate maternity leave is a big deal! It most likely leads to better economic development and lower…

COS By the Numbers || December 8th

One of the best parts of writing this column is finding random tidbits of information that lend insight into our city, state and country in pretty interesting ways. For instance, we have a fun number below that seems to be a positive side effect of our country imprisoning more people than any other developed country…

Episode 42: WTF is Up with our Healthcare System, Part 2

Well, we couldn’t get through all the nuances of the U.S. Healthcare system in one episode, so we brought a few of the big things to know into Part 2. We jump into what makes France the #1 healthcare provider in the world (according to the W.H.O., at least);¬†some stats and facts regarding the Affordable…