The Governor’s office announced millions of dollars in proposed budget cuts to a broad range of key programs. It’s in response to a projected 600 million dollar budget shortfall Colorado is facing this year. Bente Birkeland discusses the cuts with statehouse reporters at the capitol as part of our weekly capitol conversation series.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the inauguration of President-Elect Barack Obama takes on a greater significance for Colorado’s top two legislative leaders at the statehouse. And these two lawmakers have achieved a political milestone of their own. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
The state’s public university system is bracing for thirty million dollars in budget cuts this year. That’s according to a budget proposal released today by Governor Bill Ritter’s office that includes some two hundred million dollars in across the board cuts for state services. From KUNC, Kirk Siegler reports.
The Governor’s budget and planning office announced millions of dollars of proposed budget cuts on Friday. Among other things the proposal calls for cuts to a host of programs including K through 12 education, higher education, new construction projects and tourism. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.
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