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Colorado legislators try to elbow past the other party in order to help small business
Colorado legislators try to elbow past the other party in order to help small business

By: Dan Njegomir - 0 6 hr ago

Earlier this month, ruling state House Democrats shot down a heralded Republican bill from the GOP-run Senate that sought to ease the state's...

Colorado House approves setback rule for gas drilling near schools, but defeat looms in Senate
Colorado House approves setback rule for gas drilling near schools, but defeat looms in Senate

By: Joey Bunch - 0 9 hr ago

A bill about setbacks for oil and gas operations from schools passed the Colorado House on a party-line vote Wednesday morning. House Bill 1256...

Senate approves boards for Colorado veterans homes
Senate approves boards for Colorado veterans homes

By: Joey Bunch - 0 12 hr ago

With lawmakers focused on the state budget and a multi-billion-dollar transportation plan under the gold dome this week, it would be easy to overlook...

Colorado reacts to Trump's rollback of climate change regulations
Colorado reacts to Trump's rollback of climate change regulations

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Yesterday

As President Trump on Tuesday rolled back much of his predecessor's climate-change policies, mixed reactions highlighted a new fight on the horizon....

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down
Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

By: - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON — House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes rebuffed calls to step aside from the Russia investigation Tuesday as demands grew for him to...

Proposed sales tax for transportation would only partially fund I-25 widening
Proposed sales tax for transportation would only partially fund I-25 widening

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

The conversation about asking voters to fund billions in Colorado transportation shifted lanes Monday. The House Finance Committee discussed how to...

Colorado Springs wins almost $16,000 grant for historic preservation plan
Colorado Springs wins almost $16,000 grant for historic preservation plan

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Springs city officials got a nice financial boost Tuesday toward their efforts to identify and preserve the city's historic sites. The...

State lawmakers scramble to convert hospital fee in order to help rural Colorado
State lawmakers scramble to convert hospital fee in order to help rural Colorado

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Yesterday

An expected bipartisan bill aimed at restructuring the Hospital Provider Fee to free money for spending in rural Colorado landed Monday night in the...

Colorado Senate kills bill on transgender birth certificates
Colorado Senate kills bill on transgender birth certificates

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Yesterday

The LGBTQ agenda in the Colorado statehouse is officially retired for the rest of the session, as a Senate committee killed a bill to make it easier...

Gathering of city leaders vows to defy White House threat on
Gathering of city leaders vows to defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

By: - 0 Yesterday

NEW YORK — Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald...

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 Yesterday

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

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 Yesterday

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...

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

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

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 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

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 Mon, Mar 27, 2017

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...

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Construction defect issues hampering the development of attainable housing throughout Colorado

Fri, Mar 10, 2017 - 7:05 AM 0

There is a lack of attainable housing in Colorado Springs and across the state. Condos, townhomes and other multi-family developments are scarce, leaving...