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3 years 5 months ago

Balance in Colorado unemployment fund improves

DENVER (AP) - Legislative economists say a Colorado fund that pays out unemployment benefits should be solvent again in the coming fiscal year. Heavy job losses during the recession pushed the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund into insolvency, and the state started borrowing federal money in 2010 to keep paying...

4 years 9 months ago

Colorado lawmakers approve fuel tax

The Colorado House has given tentative approval to a bill that would eliminate a tax exemption for energy used in manufacturing, transportation and agriculture. Gov. Bill Ritter proposed going after the tax breaks after the state was forced to cut $2 billion from this year's budget and another $1...

5 years 1 week ago

How would YOU cut the budget?

Following the failure of issue 2C on last week's ballot, the Colorado Springs City Council is cutting millions of dollars from next year's city budget. How would you balance the budget? Would you issue furloughs? Eliminate programs? Lay-off workers? Use the comment section below to give your ideas.

5 years 2 weeks ago

Gov. Ritter plans decrease for school funding

Gov. Bill Ritter is proposing cutting state education funding because of the Colorado's budget problems. Speaking to education groups on Thursday, Ritter said that the plan would include a "modest decrease" for kindergarten through 12th grade schools. He plans to unveil his complete budget plan for next year late Friday....

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