Tuesday, October 8th, 2019


Bennet Calls on DHS to Fully Address Detention Center Violations by November

Washington, D.C. –  Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to fully address all abuses and violations at detention facilities as outlined by recent DHS Office of the Inspector General reports by November 1, 2019. In a letter to Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan, Bennet requested the agency share its plan to address concerns from the reports, as well as detailed accounting of the department’s budget for detention facilities. The reports include violations of the 2000 National Detention Standards and Immigration and CustomsRead More

Colorado State University’s record-breaking research enterprise is at $398.5 million

Colorado State University’s spending on research activities hit a record $398.5 million for fiscal year 2019, a 6.3% increase over the previous year. Spending on research, which has grown by nearly $100 million in the last decade, signals a bright future for the university’s research environment. In the fiscal year that ended June 30, CSU posted increases in all areas of sponsored project awards, including federal and industry funding. “With our total expenditures closing in on $400 million this year, it’s clear that our research enterprise has never been stronger,” saidRead More

Know the 10 Signs – An Alzheimer’s Checklist

As we age, it is tempting to attribute all of the gradual changes our bodies go through – including our changes in memory – to the normal process of aging. There are some changes that we should be more attentive to, including those memory lapses that begin to affect our quality of life. The Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has developed a helpful checklist of 10 Signs to aid in the early detection of Alzheimer’s. Why is early detection important? Without it, the ones we love may wait tooRead More