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6:00am

Tue May 17, 2011
Education

Sen. Heath Touts Education Funding Measure While Republicans Raise Questions

Creative Commons

Standing alongside parents and a fourth graders in the State Capitol, Democratic State Senator Heath announced his plan on Monday to help backfill millions of dollars in recent education cuts.

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5:53pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Environment

Coloradans Weigh in on National Forest Planning Rule

Colorado Democratic Representatives Jared Polis and Diana DeGette have signed on to a letter urging the Obama Administration to strengthen a proposed sweeping new rule governing management of National Forests.  The move came as a public comment window on the draft rule ended  Monday and as controversy continued to ignite from both sides of the political spectrum.  

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5:41pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Politics

Colorado Legislative Redistricting Begins Amid Bi-Partisan Promises

The state legislature may have failed to redraw Colorado's U.S. Congressional districts. But a separate commission now taking its shot at redrawing state legislative house and senate districts says its ground rules are different and thus partisan fights could be minimized. 

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5:21pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Education

State Sen. Heath Proposes ‘Tourniquet’ To Help Education Funding

Rollie Heath

At the State Capitol today, State Senator Rollie Heath unveiled “Support Our Schools for a Bright Colorado,” a ballot measure campaign he hopes will bring more funding to higher education and K-12 schools.

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12:20pm

Mon May 16, 2011
Transportation

Rockfall Work Could Slow Drivers on I-70 through Georgetown

by Vilsekogen Creative Commons

Transportation officials say drivers in Colorado's high country can expect delays this week on Interstate 70 in Georgetown.

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