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Taxpayers may wonder how booming economy leads to budget cuts at Colorado Capitol
Taxpayers may wonder how booming economy leads to budget cuts at Colorado Capitol

By: Peter Marcus - 0 3 hr ago

Colorado lawmakers are set to begin work this week on a tight $26.8 billion budget proposal that will have taxpayers wondering why programs are seeing...

Colorado Springs City Council to vote on funding Bancroft Park restoration
Colorado Springs City Council to vote on funding Bancroft Park restoration

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 4 hr ago

As the Colorado Springs parks staff struggles to maintain trails, parks and open space without enough money, one lucky little park appears poised to...

Bears Ear National Monument: Could its designation be overturned?
Bears Ear National Monument: Could its designation be overturned?

By: Joey Bunch - 0 7 hr ago

As the crow flies, the newly designated Bears Ears Monument is about 50 miles west of the Four Corners region. Concern for it and the precedent undoing...

Marijuana businesses form coalition to defend against federal intervention
Marijuana businesses form coalition to defend against federal intervention

By: Joey Bunch - 0 9 hr ago

A new national coalition of businesses in the legal marijuana trade plans to fight federal efforts to intervene in states' regulation of cannabis....

Colorado DHS pushes background checks for those working with at-risk adults

By: Joey Bunch - 0 9 hr ago

The Colorado Department of Human Services is pushing for background checks on those who work directly with at-risk adults. Called the At-Risk Adult...

Colorado first responders could receive PTSD benefits under House passed bill
Colorado first responders could receive PTSD benefits under House passed bill

By: Joey Bunch - 0 9 hr ago

A bill that sailed through an initial vote in the House Friday would assure that PTSD is a condition that qualifies for worker's compensation...

Coalition: Rural Colorado hospitals in jeopardy without change in funding

By: Peter Marcus - 0 9 hr ago

Dire funding news for the state's hospitals has left Republicans in rural Colorado pleading with the legislature to restructure the Hospital Provider...

Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives
Medical pot bill in S. Carolina bolstered by conservatives

By: - 0 Yesterday

COLUMBIA, S.C.  — South Carolina Rep. Eric Bedingfield once shunned all marijuana use, but when his eldest son's six-year struggle with opioid...

Sharp elbows, dark money: Is this new normal for Colorado Springs city elections?
Sharp elbows, dark money: Is this new normal for Colorado Springs city elections?

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Yesterday

Dark money, high-dollar campaigns and sharp-elbow politicking are playing an unusually big role in this year's contests for the City Council, longtime...

Democratic lawmaker announces run for state treasurer
Democratic lawmaker announces run for state treasurer

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Rep. Steve Lebsock on Saturday announced his candidacy for state treasurer. The Thornton lawmaker, who has been described as a "liberty Democrat,"...

Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature
Gaebler files complaint against election opponent over campaign literature

By: Billie Stanton Anleu - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Jill Gaebler filed a criminal complaint with District Attorney Dan May on Friday over campaign literature distributed by her opponent in the April 4...

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul
Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

WASHINGTON — House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's...

Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown
Colorado weighs strategy for guarding against pot crackdown

By: - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

DENVER — Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense...

Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare
Doug Lamborn: Health care bill's failure a 'setback,' not the end of effort to repeal Obamacare

By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Following the demise of the GOP health care bill, U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R.-Colo., lamented the lost opportunity to repeal and replace the Affordable...

El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy
El Paso County clerk and recorder names new chief deputy

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

The El Paso County clerk and recorder has chosen a veteran employee to replace the outgoing chief deputy, who has taken a job with the Colorado...

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