Round-Up: Ritter Signs Budget, Teacher Evaluations, and Furlough Days in Trinidad

April 29, 2010

Governor Bill Ritter signed the state's 18.2 billion dollar budget into law today. It goes into effect this July and fills a more than 1 billion dollar shortfall...State lawmakers are divided on whether teachers should be held accountable for the poor performance of students whose parents aren't involved in their education...and, city employees in Trinidad are seeking a compromise on furlough days aimed at helping fill the city's budget gap.