Colorado transportation bill faces tension over highway expansion

A long-heralded transportation bill that would raise an estimated $3.8 billion over a decade from new fees on gas purchases, online deliveries and other items passed its first test Monday in the Colorado legislature.

But hours of testimony before the Senate Finance Committee underlined points of tension that remain within the broad coalition of interest groups that praised the bill’s introduction last week. Business leaders, environmentalists and local government leaders from both parties — including the mayors of Colorado Springs and Denver — had stood next to Gov. Jared Polis, hailing the months of difficult talks that resulted in the

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Colorado Division Of Education Residence Web Page

The faculty has had 52 confirmed instances since Oct. 10, The Democrat & Chronicle reported. “We are of course relieved and reassured that the number of positive circumstances is a few 40% lower within our neighborhood than reported yesterday,” Hatlie wrote. And he announced a marketing campaign to lift $a hundred and fifty million — for which $18 million has already been raised — for monetary Education & Science assist for college students. A survey launched by the Pew Research Center this week finds Americans cut up down the middle on the question of whether or not schools which might … Read More

Make the Rescue Plan tax credits permanent and expand them to Colorado income taxes too

Many of us are familiar with the American Dream, but lately, more of us are living a much different American Reality. It’s one that looks less and less like the opportunity we were promised, and more and more like another unpaid bill stacked on top of living costs that eat up entire paychecks. This wasn’t what we were promised, and it’s certainly not what we deserve.

That’s why the inclusion of an expanded child tax credit in the American Rescue Plan Act is a game-changer for Colorado families. Advanced for years by Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, the provision will dramatically

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Construction of 30th Street and Colorado Avenue Bicycle and Pedestrian Underpasses Begins March 1

Work to require lane closures over next 18 months  

Beginning March 1 and lasting for approximately 18 months, travelers can anticipate delays at the 30th Street and Colorado Avenue intersection as crews construct two new bicycle and pedestrian underpasses and install additional intersection safety enhancements.

Traffic impacts will vary by phase of work but will generally require traffic on 30th Street and Colorado Avenue to be reduced to one lane of travel in each direction near the intersection with left-turning lanes remaining open. Vehicles are encouraged to seek alternative routes during this time. The Bound and Buff Bus transit routes

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