State &#8226 Colorado Springs/El Paso County &#8226 Pueblo/Pueblo County &#8226 Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region





State

    &#8226 Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade question Colorado college graduate’s competence in the job market (Denver Business Journal) *
    &#8226 New teacher tenure laws approved by the state senate, are now awaiting Governor John Hickenlooper’s signature to put the rules into law (Gazette)
    &#8226 New bill proposes credit union style banking for medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado (Gazette)
    &#8226 Colorado based Chipotle Mexican Grill debuted first national advertisement (Denver Business Journal)
    &#8226 Colorado one of seven states that are trying to update and encourage voter registration (Denver Post)
    &#8226 The House Local Government Committee passes a bill allowing the new study of hemp’s effects of contaminated soil (Chieftain)


Colorado Springs/El Paso County


Pueblo/Pueblo County

    &#8226 Bill proposed seeks higher regulations in response to Pueblo’s non-profit cemetery maintenance (Chieftain)


Other Areas in the KRCC Listening Region

    &#8226 Superintendent of the Florence-Penrose School Board discussing possible litigation for the six year old school requiring extensive repairs (Canon City Daily Record)
    &#8226 The Canon City School Board is discussing options to meet new budget-cuts for 2012-2013 school year (Canon City Daily Record)



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