The Colorado House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would limit payday loan rates…A measure pushing Colorado’s largest utility toward using more natural gas to help cut emissions is now law…and, groups of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and other aircraft will be flying over the Front Range this week as the Colorado Army National Guard conducts aviation training.
In Colorado Springs, a medical marijuana expo drew thousands (KKTV, KRDO, KOAA). Area residents fall short in recycling (Colorado Springs Business Journal). Developers are finding more buyers (CSBJ). Memorial Health System is looking at a new way to approach medical debts (CSBJ). Pikes Peak United Way is reporting giving is down (CSBJ). Karl Rove passed through on a book signing (KKTV, KRDO). And, in case you missed it, the Gazette reported on how the visitor’s bureau is coping with the economy, and how dust is causing early snow melting.
In Pueblo, the Chieftain looks at legal issues regarding medical marijuana. The Raton Range reports on hurdles facing the opening of its new casino and horse track.
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Lawmakers are heading into the final stretch of the state’s legislative session with just under a month to go. As part of our weekly Capitol Conversation series, statehouse correspondent Bente Birkeland talks with fellow reporters about what to expect in the final weeks.