Lawmakers in Colorado react to New York’s passage of same-sex marriage bill (Denver Post).

Colorado Springs City Council sets fees for medical marijuana dispensary applications (Gazette, KOAA). The city’s parks could soon be greener (Gazette). Strong winds pass through the region (Gazette, KRDO). The publisher of the Colorado Springs Gazette resigns (Gazette). D-49 students looking to ride the bus this upcoming school year need to submit applications by tomorrow (Gazette). Child Protective Services in El Paso County to get an additional $3.7 million in funding (KXRM).

Pueblo West residents to oppose a planned water pipeline take their case to court (KRDO). Employees of Pueblo City Schools won’t face furloughs (Chieftain). CSU-Pueblo explains their policies regarding students who are veterans in light of CSU-Fort Collins’ announcement of free tuition for veterans (Chieftain).

Lawmakers continue to fight for aid over the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility near Las Animas (Chieftain).

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