Politics

1:35pm

Tue September 20, 2011
Economy

Colorado Economic Forecast Grim

State economists are warning that the risks of a double-dip recession are rising in Colorado.  A new revenue forecast out Tuesday from the non-partisan Legislative Council shows that the state’s economy is still growing, but at a very slow rate.

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10:01pm

Mon September 19, 2011
Politics

Gov. Perry Cut Funds For Women's Health In Texas

Texas Gov. Rick Perry likes to hold out the Lone Star State as a model — his vision for the country. But while Texas' growing economy has been a reliable jobs producer, the state's health care system is straining.

Only 48 percent of Texans have private health insurance, and more than a quarter of the state's population has no insurance at all, more than any other state. To fill this gap, the state's hospital emergency rooms and dozens of women's health clinics have stepped in to serve the uninsured across Texas.

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5:30pm

Mon September 19, 2011
Politics

Colorado Senators Oppose New Lunch Standards

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New school lunch food standards soon to be implemented by the Obama Administration are raising the ire of Colorado’s two Democratic senators.

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5:00am

Fri September 16, 2011
Politics

Athletes say Global Warming Will Hurt Colorado Tourism

Capitol News Connection

A group of winter sports athletes were on Capitol Hill Thursday to a make a chilling prediction: they say the state of Colorado stands to lose billions of dollars if Congress doesn’t do something about global warming.

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2:48pm

Wed September 14, 2011
Politics

Bennet Calls for Harsher Penalties on Counterfeit Drugs

Capitol News Connection

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says prescription drugs are not as safe as they should be. And part of the problem begins overseas.

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