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Valerie Richardson

Valerie Richardson covers politics and the West from Denver. She can be reached at [email protected].

Articles by Valerie Richardson

Manchin joins Senate Republicans in blocking Democratic abortion bill

Senate Democrats came up short Wednesday in their bid to pass legislation erasing abortion limits as Republicans stood firm in a display of political theater triggered by last week's leaked Supreme Court draft showing that Roe v. Wade is living on borrowed time. Published May 11, 2022

Gov. Tate Reeves looks ahead to ‘post-Roe Mississippi’

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Sunday his state has already begun working on improving its health care, foster care and adoption services ahead of what he described as a nation without the Roe v. Wade decision. Published May 8, 2022