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Vote ‘Yes’ on Proposition EE

Early learning has a large impact on a child’s mind, creativity, intellect and development. By voting yes on Proposition EE, we can ensure every child in Colorado has a strong start in life and that Colorado has a strong future.

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Vote ‘Yes’ on Proposition EE

I urge the people of Colorado to vote yes this November on Proposition EE. In essence, this proposition would lead to a decrease in tobacco and nicotine vaping use and result in a strong investment in education. This is a win-win for our children and for Colorado’s future.

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Child care industry needs saving

Washington's child care industry was in a crisis long before this pandemic. The lack of access to, and affordability of, safe, high-quality child care has been harming our families and limiting our economic growth for far too long.

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Letter to the Editor: Risks to children

Much of our attention has been focused on COVID-19’s impact on our own families, but let’s not limit our humanity and forget the impact on vulnerable children in U.S. custody. There are thousands of unaccompanied children in the care and custody of the Office for Refugee Resettlement in overcrowded facilities.

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Congress must help fund home visits

Every one of us in Grand Junction has a story to tell about how we are experiencing the COVID-19 crisis. I feel fortunate that my story does not stand alone, but because of my job as a home visitor, it is tied to that of more than 60 families in our community.

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Without child care, the economy won’t restart

The coronavirus epidemic has brought child care front and center, raising a challenge to those conservatives insisting we quickly reopen the economy.Without schools and child care, parents cannot leave their kids alone to go back to work.

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