Colorado has a long history of welcoming refugees. The state took in roughly 2,000 last year.
Department of Human Services
The federal government requires 50 percent of Colorado Works participants to be involved in work activities, like job training and education programs. But Colorado didn't reach that benchmark, they say.
Governor on Colowyo mine: "You close this mine it will not reduce the amount of coal that's burned."
State lawmakers are concerned with how the DHS Executive Director Reggie Bicha manages the child welfare and mental health system.