U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has designated 597 counties in 14 states as primary natural disaster areas due to drought and heat. All qualified farm operators within those areas will be eligible for low-interest emergency loans.
While the country waits for a new debate on immigration reform, a plan was submitted over the weekend by a bi-partisan group of Coloradans aimed at helping guide the national discussion when it does take place.
CSPAN Screenshot of the 2012 US Capital Christmas Tree lighting in Washington DC
Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet welcomed the lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree Tuesday evening. The 73-foot Englemann spruce came from Colorado's White River National Forest near Meeker.