Round-Up: Democratic leaders respond to budget proposal, and more

February 17, 2011

Top leaders in the Democratic controlled senate say parts of Governor John Hickenlooper's budget are dead on arrival...and, Action 22, a group that represents 22 southern Colorado counties, opposes another element in the Governor's proposed budget that would close a prison in Las Animas. The group says the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility is in an area in desperate need of jobs.