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Focusing on the state's people, issues and ideas, hear Colorado Matters on Colorado Public Radio and wherever you get your podcasts.

    July 6, 2020: Tracking COVID-19 In Colorado; ‘Hecho En Colorado’ Is About More Than Art

    July 6, 2020: Tracking COVID-19 In Colorado; ‘Hecho En Colorado’ Is About More Than Art

    What the U.S. Supreme Court ruling means for "Faithless Electors." Then, tracking cases of COVID-19 in Colorado, plus how the pandemic is impacting architecture. The new exhibition, "Hecho en Colorado," is about more than art. Also, a first-time college graduate in the San Luis Valley.

    • 49 min
    July 2, 2020: One-On-One With John Hickenlooper; Wildland Firefighting In A Pandemic

    July 2, 2020: One-On-One With John Hickenlooper; Wildland Firefighting In A Pandemic

    Former Governor John Hickenlooper won Colorado's Democratic US Senate primary this week. Wednesday, we heard from the man he's trying to unseat -- Republican Cory Gardner. We asked Hickenlooper about campaign blunders, health care, and taxes. Then, fighting wildfires during the pandemic. And, a nurse who never expected to become a marijuana expert.

    • 49 min
    July 1, 2020: One-On-One With Sen. Cory Gardner; Voters Look Toward November

    July 1, 2020: One-On-One With Sen. Cory Gardner; Voters Look Toward November

    The U.S. Senate race is set for Colorado: Republican incumbent Cory Gardner will face Democrat John Hickenlooper in November. We ask Gardner about Russian bounties, health care, and his priorities for a second term. Then, the upset in Colorado’s third district. Plus, voters of all stripes on what they'll consider heading into the general election.

    • 48 min
    June 30, 2020: Cattle Ranching In The Pandemic; The Journey Of Paul Scudo

    June 30, 2020: Cattle Ranching In The Pandemic; The Journey Of Paul Scudo

    Today, the pandemic's domino effect on cattle ranchers, feedlot operators, meat packers, and ultimately the price of beef people buy in the grocery stores. Then, how one of Colorado's largest school districts is preparing to reopen. And, Back from Broken shares the recovery journey of Paul Scudo.

    • 49 min
    June 29, 2020: Pandemic Cuts Means Less Sex Assault Prevention; A Catch-22 For Wildlife

    June 29, 2020: Pandemic Cuts Means Less Sex Assault Prevention; A Catch-22 For Wildlife

    As sexual violence is on the rise in Boulder, the organization fighting to prevent it will lose a significant portion of its funding this week because of the pandemic. Then, the state’s wildlife thrived while people stayed home, now that crowds are booming again in the outdoors, how is that impacting animals? Finally, a look at voter suppression, then and now.

    • 48 min
    June 26, 2020: Portraits Of Protesters; Portraits Of Female Healthcare Workers Of Color

    June 26, 2020: Portraits Of Protesters; Portraits Of Female Healthcare Workers Of Color

    Colorado Springs moves forward with its plan for police accountability. Then, protesters in Denver share their perspectives on the racial justice movement. And, COVID-19 outbreaks show up at workplaces more. Later, a new project that recognizes and celebrates female healthcare workers of color.

    • 49 min

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