[Updated: 08/15/2011 - Audio of the 8/14 seminar is now available online.] The 2nd presentation in our lecture series, Seminars at Steamboat, will air this weekend. Tune in Sunday at 6pm to hear Washington DC based journalist, Seymour Hersh and his presentation entitled "Are Obama's Foreign Policies Working?"
After cancelling runway repair plans last week, the director for the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport says construction will go forward as originally planned. Airport Director Jason Licon says the project’s contractor had cancelled last week when Congress was at a stalemate over Federal Aviation Administration funding.
We should know next week the make-up of the bipartisan “super committee” of lawmakers who will be tasked with cutting another $1.2 to $1.5 trillion from the nation’s deficit. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff if anyone from Colorado could be on that committee.
With cheers and boos, the meeting of 250 people at times felt more like a sporting event, putting 4th Congressional Republican Representative Cory Gardner in the position of a referee.
Questions touched on everything from concerns about fracking chemicals to the financial solvency of the U.S Post Office. But the No. 1 issue on people’s minds was the economic recovery and the best way to control the country’s debt.