After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon, though areas in higher elevations could see 1-2". The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans have passed a budget plan that would bring the federal government's finances into balance in 10 years by sharply cutting safety-net programs for the poor and by clamping down on domestic agencies.
It would not raise taxes, in sharp contrast to budget plans offered by Democrats.
Instead, the plan written by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan -- which passed on a 221-207 party-line vote -- would reduce spending on the Medicaid health care plan for the poor and eliminate "Obamacare" subsidies.
It exempts the Pentagon and Social Security beneficiaries from spending cuts but revives a plan to turn Medicare into a voucher-like system for beneficiaries born in 1959 or later.
The plan sets nonbinding targets for taxes and spending.
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