US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is praising a plan to protect four-point-two million acres of roadless National Forest lands in Colorado. The Secretary joined Governor John Hickenlooper and others to unveil a 7-year-in-the-making Colorado Roadless Rule today…

A large overhaul of a subsidy for telephone providers is in doubt during the last days of the Colorado legislative session.

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