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Location: * West, Colorado
Beat: Colorado state legislature, with special focus on public health
Position: Public health is the top policy issue for Colorado’s state government and is the focus of this beat. It encompasses issues including insurance, education and fracking. This reporter also plays an important role in coverage of the 2020 election.
Reporter: Patricia Nieberg