State lawmakers are entering the home stretch of the 2012 legislative session. With just over a month to go work begins this week on the state budget. And for the first time in years, there’s actually money in the coffers to work with which means less budget cuts.
The Environmental Protection Agency is set to issue a final rule later this month on new, tougher air pollution regulations at oil and gas drilling sites. But some Colorado-based conservation groups are worried it may not be tough enough to protect public health.
Colorado is receiving some financial help to get homeless veterans off the streets. Housing Authorities across the state were awarded a combined $1,747,469 from U-S Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Veterans Affairs.