State Budget Cuts Briefing

· Jul. 29, 2009, 5:45 pm

Governor Bill Ritter says getting rid of a roughly 500 million dollar manufacturing tax exemption for businesses isn't an option for filling part of the state's budget shortfall. Ritter told Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday that the state would instead have to cut programs and services to erase the gap. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

You care!

Southern Colorado is changing a lot these days. We can help you keep up. Sign up for the KRCC Weekly Digest here and get the stories that matter to Southern Colorado, delivered straight to your inbox.