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  1. Can $250K per year help prevent school shootings? State lawmakers think so

    As students at Arapahoe High School return to class after last month’s attack, state lawmakers are working to boost a program designed to prevent school violence.
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  2. 5 Things To Know About This Year's Colorado State Budget

    Of all the bills state lawmakers take up every year, the only one they must pass is the budget — and they have to balance it.
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  3. Rep. Buck Backs Trump On Syria, Afghanistan, But Wants Tighter Defense Spending

    The congressman, who represents northern and eastern Colorado, is also concerned the president's proposed budget will grow defense at the expense of the national debt.
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  4. Colorado’s Rural Hospitals Pin Their Funding Hopes On A Bipartisan Budget Fix

    The rural sustainability bill still has a long way to go in a legislature where byzantine fights over finances have bedeviled compromise for years.
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  5. Trump Team To Hickenlooper: 'Don't Get Too Agitated' About Proposed Budget

    The Colorado governor says that was the reaction when he expressed concern about proposed cuts to EPA grants. Congress would have to pass a new budget.
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  6. Ex-State Treasurer Cary Kennedy Announces Run For Governor

    Kennedy says her experience in managing state resources and her passion for public schools has prepared her for the job.
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  7. Governor Signs Bill To Ban 'Free Speech Zones' On Public College Campuses

    The bipartisan bill also lets students sue if a public university restricts their right to free expression.
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  8. Lawmakers Working Across The Aisle On Proposals To Ease State's Money Woes (Transcript)

    Separate bipartisan proposals could raise the state sales tax and free money in the existing budget for roads, schools and health care.
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  9. George Brauchler Announces Run For Governor

    Brauchler, perhaps best known recently as the prosecutor in the Aurora theater shooting trial, made the announcement early Wednesday.
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  10. Should Last Call Come Later In Colorado? 2 Denver Bar Managers Weigh In

    A bill would let cities decide when bars close, but not all barkeeps think later hours are a good idea.
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