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Colorado’s governor says prisoners won’t be prioritized for a coronavirus vaccine. A state plan outlines otherwise. – The Colorado Sun

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Gov. Jared Polis forcefully denied criticism that Colorado’s plan for prioritizing allocation of coronavirus vaccines will place incarcerated individuals ahead of healthy older Coloradans. “That won’t happen,” Polis said. “There’s no way that prisoners are going to get it before members of a vulnerable population …

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Colorado lawmakers’ coronavirus aid plans include distributing $22.5 million in taxpayer money through nonprofits – The Colorado Sun

Colorado lawmakers are planning to channel $22.5 million in coronavirus economic aid through nonprofits, a move that Democrats say will allow the money to reach people faster and target those unable to access government assistance, including immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The money represents about 10% of the roughly …

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