Cuts will impact farmers, air and water, and health care, although, Hickenlooper says, Colorado could benefit from more defense spending.
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These are the largest cuts and potential impacts in EPA Region 8, which covers Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 27 Tribal Nations.
Some research from the state suggests tourists are cooling to Colorado’s pot scene, and a lack of a legal places to use it might be why.
Whether it’s “trouble ahead” or “trouble behind," here’s a look at where key legislation sits, halfway through the session.
Because of the Taxpayer Bill Of Rights and state law, school districts must levy wildly different tax rates.
Carroll defeated Clear Creek County Commissioner Tim Mauck by a landslide vote of 401-38.
First the deal has to get through the legislature, which the bill's sponsor says will take some work.
Pettersen wants to put forward a bill that would require drug makers to help pay for treatment programs in Colorado.
The law was put on hold last year after a bipartisan group of objectors sued, saying the law inhibits political speech.
Conservative radio hosts, some state lawmakers and religious leaders spoke at the rally, which is one of similar events planned across the country this week.
With the Colorado legislative session more than a third of the way over, negotiators are still hard at work on transportation funding and details are few.
The governor also says more local law enforcement of immigration could jeopardize trust with communities they police.
“Regrettably, Boulder County’s open defiance of State law has made legal action the final recourse available to the State,” the office of the Attorney General said in a statement.
In 2012, 7.65 percent of proposed facilities had eight or more wells. In 2016, the share jumped to 43 percent.