State data on concealed handgun permits holds many errors (Chieftain). Poverty rises in Colorado (Denver Post). Colorado cities concerned, but not alarmed about cybersecurity issues (Denver Post).
U.S. Census data indicates an increase in the poor in El Paso County (Gazette). A Colorado Springs coalition hires a lobbying firm (Gazette). City Council adopts medical marijuana regulations (Gazette, KOAA, KRDO). Council also supports the notion of turning Memorial Health System into a nonprofit, an idea that gains opposition from anti-tax advocate Doug Bruce (Gazette).
The Water Quality Control Commission delays a decision regarding the planned Souther Delivery System pipeline after Pueblo's District Attorney issues a challenge (Chieftain). Pueblo Community College expects a jump in enrollment (Chieftain).
In Canon City, a council vacancy is filled (Daily Record).
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