Now on Kaiser Health News' blog, Colorado Public Radio's Eric Whitney, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports on a proposal advanced by the governor: "In a grim coincidence, just days after the mass killing in Newtown, Conn., Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is proposing an $18.5 million plan to strengthen the state’s mental health system. The proposal is the result of five months of work by a group of advisors convened by Hickenlooper in the wake of a mass shooting in July at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater that left 12 dead. The governor’s announcement had been set well before Friday’s massacre" (Whitney, 12/19). Check out what else is on the blog.
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