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Tag Archives: Budget

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 3: Colorado’s $9 billion transportation to-do list

During the 2017 legislative session, finding a way to pay down some of Colorado’s $9 billion list of fixes to roads and bridges was a […]...

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June 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Budget debate turns into House ruckus over sanctuary cities

The road to next year’s state budget hit some bumps in the last 24 hours, with the House coming to a standstill twice over the […]...

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April 7, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: Trump may talk tough on China, but Chinese score Tillerson talk a diplomatic win

When Rex Tillerson goes to Beijing, he talks about U.S.-China “mutual respect,” and the Chinese score it as a diplomatic victory.  Words matter. The question […]...

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March 20, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Judge slams revamped travel ban, and Trump considers going back to the original

A federal district judge in Hawaii issues a ruling blocking Donald Trump’s revamped travel ban nationwide. Trump calls the new ban a “watered down” version […]...

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March 16, 2017 Wiretap

Trump budget could impact nearly 14,000 environmental workers in Colorado

The Trump administration released its budget proposal Thursday, after sending clear signals that proposed defense spending will swell and non-defense budgets – particularly of federal […]...

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March 15, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland on Sunday’s Politics Unplugged

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Anne Trujillo on Sunday, March 12 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland reviewed […]...

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March 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fetal tissue, clean air, rural schools dominate budget debate

The Joint Budget Committee approved a modified version of the House budget on Wednesday. The new draft tanked Senate Republican efforts to ban Colorado public universities […]...

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April 14, 2016 Education, Environment/Energy, Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers spar over the Clean Power Plan

The Clean Power Plan and the funding for a state agency responsible for implementing it are still tying Colorado’s General Assembly in knots. This week, […]...

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April 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

House slashes from hospitals, roads and ed to balance budget

“We pulled off some miracles!” That was the claim this morning by the Joint Budget Committee, after the House gave final approval to the 2016-17 […]...

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April 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Anti-abortion stunt slows the state budget debate

Abortion politics took center stage during a debate on the state budget bill Thursday, when Rep. Patrick Neville, a Parker Republican, tried to add an […]...

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March 31, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

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The Home Front: Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet unveils public-option health insurance bill

“Americans living in rural counties would get a public option for health insurance under a bill introduced by two U.S. senators,” reports The Grand Junction […]

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