Budget http://www.kunc.org en Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters? http://www.kunc.org/post/army-vs-national-guard-who-gets-those-apache-helicopters For decades the National Guard has fought hard against the stereotype that it was the place to avoid the draft during the Vietnam War, or that it's a place to get college money rather than combat duty.<p>Guard leaders thought that after more than a decade of war in Afghanistan and Iraq they had finally earned some respect. So it was a body blow when the Army's top officer, Gen. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:16:00 +0000 Tom Bowman 55693 at http://www.kunc.org Army Vs. National Guard: Who Gets Those Apache Helicopters? Positive Forecast Gives Colorado Budget Some Wiggle Room http://www.kunc.org/post/positive-forecast-gives-colorado-budget-some-wiggle-room <p>Colorado lawmakers learned Tuesday that the state’s economy is stronger than expected. That means they’ll have more money to spend in the 2015 budget.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 23:10:01 +0000 Bente Birkeland 54760 at http://www.kunc.org Positive Forecast Gives Colorado Budget Some Wiggle Room Disaster Relief On The Docket At The State Capitol http://www.kunc.org/post/disaster-relief-docket-state-capitol <p>The annual legislative session is typically marked with plenty of partisanship – but this year lawmakers in both parties are working together on flood relief bills. As dozens of natural disaster bills are making their way in the statehouse, some of the more significant policies are stalled.</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:48:17 +0000 Bente Birkeland 54619 at http://www.kunc.org Disaster Relief On The Docket At The State Capitol Taking A Tally At The Colorado Legislative Midpoint http://www.kunc.org/post/taking-tally-colorado-legislative-midpoint <p>Colorado’s 2014 legislative session is already halfway over. So far lawmakers have tackled a whole host of issues – everything from gun law repeals to wildfire and flood related measures.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 54549 at http://www.kunc.org Taking A Tally At The Colorado Legislative Midpoint 'The $100 Million Question': What To Do With All That Marijuana Tax Money? http://www.kunc.org/post/100-million-question-what-do-all-marijuana-tax-money <p>The market for legal recreational marijuana in Colorado is booming, and the state is expecting millions of dollars more in tax revenues that initially projected. That has lawmakers grappling with the best way to spend all of that additional cash.</p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 15:47:28 +0000 Bente Birkeland 54310 at http://www.kunc.org 'The $100 Million Question': What To Do With All That Marijuana Tax Money?