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Pueblo’s Black Hills utility company suspends solar rebates

After fulfilling the state requirement for solar energy as a percentage of electricity generation, Black Hills Energy has announced the suspension of the $2...

Ritter shares out budget pain, lifts business tax exemptions

DENVER-- Gov. Bill Ritter signed nine pieces of controversial legislation into law Wednesday that suspended or eliminated tax breaks for businesses. Ritter is attempting to balance a state budget billions in the red due to recession-era declining tax revenues. The bills he signed Wednesday drew sharp protest from Republican lawmakers who said they were bad for business and recommended additional program cuts on top of the historic cuts already made in the last year. The tax bills will generate $15.6 million in revenue this fiscal year and $132.6 million next fiscal year.

High-speed-rail $20 billion price tag raises eyebrows around the state

Even before it issues its final report later this month, the Rocky Mountain Rail Authority is generating plenty of buzz for its $15 billion...

Pueblo politico confirms Romanoff plans to mount challenge to Bennet

It's not just unnamed sources suggesting former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff intends to challenge incumbent U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet in a Democratic primary...

News Nuggets, 25 August 2009: Fracking fluid, it’s toasted!

Dug up fresh, daily. SECRET FORMULA: In Wyoming it's the same as it is here in Colorado. "How in god’s name can the oil industry...

I-70 Coalition chair: Don’t expect freeway fix, rail anytime soon

The stories from Front Range weekend warriors of typical two-hour drives on Interstate 70 turned into six-hour odysseys by jackknifed semis and brutal mountain...

Sen. Bennet health-reform video takes Pueblo town hall national

U.S. Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet held a health-care town hall in Pueblo last week and has sent out a video and a press release...

News Nuggets, 7 August 2009: Anti-health reform demagoguery in Pueblo

Dug up fresh, daily. SENIOR CARE: Concerning the GOP/ health industry-backed misinformation and rabble rousing campaign on health reform, it really doesn't get any more...

Ritter can’t muster sympathy for Arnold’s current crisis in California

EAGLE -- Gov. Bill Ritter Thursday predictably touted his “New Energy Economy” as a way out of the current economic wilderness during an hour-long, town-hall-style meeting in Eagle, the Eagle County seat 30 miles west of Vail.

Aurora snaps up water coveted by Ginn Company for private ski...

A troubled private ski and golf development near the old railroad town of Minturn off the backside of Vail Mountain was dealt another blow...