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4 years 3 months ago

State leaders predict "average" fire season

With all the moisture we've had lately, state leaders are predicting a average fire season in Colorado. "The 2010 fire season outlook is better than we've seen in recent years," Gov. Bill Ritter (D) Colorado. "Overall, we're looking at average fire potential for the entire Rocky Mountain area. But we...

4 years 4 months ago

Gov. signs bill sending medicine to Haiti

Gov. Bill Ritter has signed legislation that will help deliver medication to Haiti. The bill will make it easier for nursing homes and hospitals to use or donate discarded medication. Lawmakers hope the change will lead to unused medications being sent to medical clinics in Haiti, which suffered a devastating...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado governor released from hospital

Gov. Bill Ritter is out of the hospital and at home recovering from six broken ribs he suffered in a bicycle accident. Aides to the governor said Ritter was released from Denver Health Medical Center and was at home resting Saturday. The governor was hurt Tuesday on an early morning...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado governor to announce more budget cuts

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter is going to reveal details of his $50 million plan to re-balance the current fiscal year state budget. Todd Saliman, the governor's budget director, says the cuts are needed because of higher-than-expected Medicaid caseload growth and previous cuts that Ritter backed away from. Those include $4.5...

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