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.

You care!

You want to know what is really going on in Southern Colorado these days. We have got just the thing for people like you: the KRCC Weekly Digest. Sign up here and we will see you in your email inbox soon!