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Colorado air-quality programs lose $31.5 million

Programs designed to improve Colorado's air quality are taking the biggest hit from a significant federal take-back of transportation funds that occurred at the end of September.

Congress takes back $114 million in road funds from Colorado

Despite efforts by Colorado lawmakers, the federal government took back $114.7 million in transportation funding authority from Colorado just before midnight on Wednesday. Officials from...

Colorado’s U.S. reps scramble to keep $115M in federal highway funds

Six of Colorado's seven representatives in Washington, D.C., signed onto a letter Wednesday asking Congress to suspend the state's obligation to pay back more than one hundred million dollars in transportation funds, a sum that amounts to roughly 25 percent of the stimulus money received by the Colorado Department of Transportation for highways this year.