The Vermont House is slated to take a final vote on passage of a measure calling for a study of potential tax revenues and other impacts from legalizing marijuana.
The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland.
With snow already dusting Colorado’s highest peaks, the state is racing to replace key mountain highways washed away by flooding,
A little more than a year after Gov. John Hickenlooper insisted his wildfire-ravaged state was still “open for business,” he may have to throw another lifeline to the state’s billion-dollar tourism industry as the world takes in the startling images of dramatic flood rescues and washed-out roads.
Colorado is still the leanest state in the country, but waistlines are also growing in the state.
People in Colorado wouldn’t need a permit to carry a concealed weapon under a bill headed for approval in the Republican-led state House.