A system producing heavy snow in the central mountains arrives in SE Colorado overnight Sunday into Monday bringing moisture, windy conditions and colder temperatures. Snow showers will be possible across the I-25 corridor to start the day. This system will produce bands of snow through the day Monday. Areas under these bands will see periods of heavy snowfall which, with windy conditions, could create travel difficulties. Several inches of accumulation will be possible in areas where these bands develop. For more information click the ‘Weather’ tab...
The Joint Budget Committee in Colorado's Legislature today delayed a decision on a proposal to sell some tobacco fund money on the bond market after several lawmakers suggested in a private meeting that the state should try to get a better deal.
The six committee members huddled in a back room near the
hearing room out of earshot of tobacco interest group members who
had gathered to hear the debate.
Lawmakers could not agree on a plan and delayed any decision
until next week. They announced the delay after the private
State law requires meetings between lawmakers be public --
except for personnel, contract and security issues.
The state receives money under a 1998 nationwide agreement with
tobacco companies that settled lawsuits. It was worth 206 billion dollars and Colorado's share is roughly two point nine billion dollars.