A bill that would let illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools pay in state college tuition cleared the Democratic controlled senate education committee on a party line vote on Thursday.
Scientists, environmentalists and former vice president Al Gore are gathering in Aspen tomorrow to discuss climate change and the West’s shrinking forests.
Organizers of the event call it a “teachable moment,” citing the Mountain Pine Beetle as an example. The tiny insect has killed an estimated 3.6 million acres of forests in Colorado and Wyoming. And recent forest fires and Sudden Aspen Decline have taken a toll, too.
While the debate over tossing out the healthcare bill continues, a non-profit consumer health group is advocating the benefits of a provision in the bill that would cap out-of-pocket spending on healthcare.