Rural Degree Measure Clears Senate Committee

· Feb. 18, 2010, 7:35 am

A bill that aims to make it easier for people in rural Colorado to get a four year college degree easily cleared its first hurdle at the capitol, passing the senate education committee on a 7-1 vote. The strong support from lawmakers comes despite objections from the Governor's office and the state's Higher Education Department. Bente Birkeland has more from the state house.

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