Colorado smokers, parks take proposed budget hit

Colorado smokers, parks take proposed budget hit
DENVER – Smokers, students, state employees and people who use state parks will feel the pain of Colorado budget cuts next year. Gov. Bill Ritter laid out his plans Tuesday for a .1 billion budget to cover a projected 5 million revenue deficit. The current budget is .2 billion. The budget totals don’t count about .5 billion in duplicate spending, which includes in-house legal services …
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Colorado lags western region in hiring
The small business year-to-date hiring index in Colorado declined 2 percent, while salary-per-check levels declined 0.3 percent, according to SurePayroll’s October 2010 Small Business Scorecard In the western region of the United States, hiring increased 4.2 percent, and salary per check increased 1.7 percent. Nationwide, small business hiring was flat in October, after four consecutive months …
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Colorado College hockey vs. Denver: Three things to watch
Three things to watch this weekend as Colorado College plays at Denver on Friday and hosts the Pioneers on Saturday: 1. Rebound with a strong effort against rival The Tigers (3-4-2, 1-3 Western Collegiate Hockey Association) will need to rebound from…
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