Colorado budget http://kunc.org en Budget May Douse State Aerial Firefighting Fleet http://kunc.org/post/budget-may-douse-state-aerial-firefighting-fleet <p>Lawmakers on Colorado’s powerful joint budget committee are skeptical about finding money for an aerial firefighting fleet for the upcoming wildfire season. A report from the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control recommends spending $33 million on spotter planes, small air tankers, helicopters, and leasing large air tankers for wildfire season.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:30:10 +0000 Bente Birkeland 55112 at http://kunc.org Budget May Douse State Aerial Firefighting Fleet College Affordability Act Number One Priority For Colorado Dems http://kunc.org/post/college-affordability-act-number-one-priority-colorado-dems <p>Just three weeks into the annual legislative session and Colorado lawmakers are off to a slower start than previous years. But a top Democrat priority bill, aimed at higher education funding, will soon gets its first hearing. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 53682 at http://kunc.org College Affordability Act Number One Priority For Colorado Dems Colorado’s Economic Outlook Improving http://kunc.org/post/colorado-s-economic-outlook-improving <p>According to the latest economic forecast Colorado’s recovery is among the most vibrant in the country. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:13:23 +0000 Bente Birkeland 41710 at http://kunc.org Colorado’s Economic Outlook Improving Colorado’s Economic Outlook for 2013 Still Strong http://kunc.org/post/colorado-s-economic-outlook-2013-still-strong <p>State economists were in an optimistic mood Thursday. It’s a mood the even non-economists can share; Colorado’s economy is performing better than the rest of the nation.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 21:30:10 +0000 Bente Birkeland 37910 at http://kunc.org Colorado’s Economic Outlook for 2013 Still Strong Governor Signs Next Year's Budget With Time to Spare http://kunc.org/post/governor-signs-next-years-budget-time-spare <p>Governor John Hickenlooper signed the state&rsquo;s more than $7 billion budget Monday. It has widespread support from both Democrats and Republicans.</p><p> Tue, 08 May 2012 00:49:45 +0000 Bente Birkeland 26891 at http://kunc.org Governor Signs Next Year's Budget With Time to Spare