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Colorado Edition: Playing The Long Game

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Gov. Jared Polis speaks before signing a $5.4 billion transportation bill under I-70 near Floyd Hill on Thursday.

On today’s episode of Colorado Edition, we hear about a new transportation bill that will raise billions in funding for the state’s infrastructure. Then, we learn why theaters and concert venues are still waiting to get their hands on relief money from Congress. Plus, we hear how the city of Boulder is taking a local approach to fighting climate change. And, we get an opinion on the 2019 foreign film, Take Me Somewhere Nice, from KUNC's film critic.

Today’s guests include Russ Mann, a meteorologist with the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center; and Jonathan Koehn, director of Boulder's climate initiatives department. Today's episode features reporting from Capitol Coverage reporter Scott Franz; and KUNC arts and culture reporter, Stacy Nick. We also hear a film review from KUNC film critic, Howie Movshovitz, who teaches film at CU Denver.

Colorado Edition is made possible with support from our KUNC members. Thank you!

This episode of Colorado Edition was hosted by Henry Zimmerman. Our producers are Tess Novotny (@tess_novotny) and Alana Schreiber (@ayyschreib). The web was edited by digital editor Jackie Hai. We get production help from Rae Solomon (@raedear1). KUNC news director Brian Larson is our executive producer.

Our theme music was composed by Colorado musicians Briana Harris and Johnny Burroughs. Other music in the show provided by Blue Dot Sessions.

KUNC's Colorado Edition is a news magazine taking an in-depth look at the issues and culture of Northern Colorado. It's available on our website, as well as on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can hear the show on KUNC, Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m., or Tuesday through Friday at 8:30 a.m.

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