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College Funding Could Take Big Hit In Proposed Budget CutsGov. John Hickenlooper is proposing cutting $20 million in state funding for higher education to help close a big budget shortfall.
Hickenlooper Discusses Proposed Budget Cuts With LawmakersColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper warned lawmakers Thursday of several cuts they'll have to make to close a $373 million budget for next year, painting a dire picture for colleges, public schools and medical providers for the poor and uninsured.
Pentagon Leaders Discuss Possible Cuts At Fort Carson Army PostTop Pentagon leaders hosted a meeting to discuss a proposal that would reduce forces at Fort Carson Army Post by nearly two-thirds.
Tax-Refund Debate Flares Up Again In ColoradoColorado's economy is growing, and government officials are getting more comfortable asking the state for help with their funding needs after years of budget cuts.
Colorado Nears Agreement On Replenishing SchoolsA Colorado Democrat literally sang "Kumbaya" as the Senate agreed to a long-debated plan to start restoring K-12 budgets hurt by years of budget cuts.
Lockheed Martin Announces Layoffs, But Jobs Will Be Added In ColoradoLockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.
Hagel: Cuts Have Begun To Hurt Military ReadinessMandatory budget cuts have begun to hurt military readiness, but the armed forces will continue to do their job, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
Frontier Warns Of Longer Flight Delays This SummerThe airlines, including one of Denver's largest carriers -- Frontier -- are warning of longer flight delays this summer. They say having fewer air controllers will take a toll on traffic.
Federal Budget Cuts Scuttle Army Chorus Appearance In DenverThe Colorado Symphony says that due to federal budget cuts, the U.S. Army Chorus won't be able to travel to Denver to appear with the orchestra as planned May 18.
Colorado Senate Begins Budget DebateThe improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years. But don't expect both parties to widely agree on next year's spending plan as the Senate debates the budget.
Federal Court Limits Calendar Due To Budget CutsWith federal prosecutors bracing for looming furloughs, the chief judge of the U.S. District Court of Colorado has ordered that no criminal hearings or trials will be heard on Fridays from April 26 through Sept. 30.
Rocky Mtn. Nat'l Park To Suffer With SequesterAs the March 1 deadline for sequester, an $85 billion reduction in defense and domestic spending looms closer, Rocky Mountain National Park is getting ready.
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