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Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia resigns

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia is stepping down from his post next year to become president of the Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education. Garcia...

Higher ed cuts would hit community colleges, minority students hardest

DENVER - Cuts to higher education hit community colleges and smaller institutions especially hard, some educators claim. As a result, a potential 50 percent cut to higher education funding next year could jeopardize a system that is tasked with helping underprivileged and minority students make their way into four-year institutions, as well as with providing a trained workforce for Colorado businesses.