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

· Feb. 17, 2011, 5:32 pm

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.

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