In Colorado Springs, the Gazette reports little issues with the city’s recent camping ban (also, KOAA). The paper also reports the county’s return rate for census forms is higher than the national average. A campaign for a strong mayor in city government names leaders (Gazette, KKTV). Some residents are stepping up with private donations for cultural centers threatened by budget cuts (KKTV).

In Pueblo, the Chieftain reports on efforts to help the homeless. The paper also looks into issues affecting the Pueblo City-County Health Department.

The LaJunta Tribune Democrat publishes a piece from Democratic Representative Betsy Markey (CO-4) on why she voted for the health care overhaul bill.

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