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3 years 2 months ago

Empty Stocking Fund exceeds goal

For the fifth consecutive year, The Gazette-El Pomar Empty Stocking Fund drive surpassed its $1 million goal. The Fund benefits 15 health and human services agencies in the Pikes Peak region on the front lines of helping people in crisis and assisting others in attaining self-sufficiency. "Once again,...

3 years 9 months ago

Balance in Colorado unemployment fund improves

DENVER (AP) - Legislative economists say a Colorado fund that pays out unemployment benefits should be solvent again in the coming fiscal year. Heavy job losses during the recession pushed the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund into insolvency, and the state started borrowing federal money in 2010 to keep paying...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado makes really bad Top 10 list

I popped open Yahoo first thing Tuesday morning to check my email and was greeted with a photo of Colorado's beautiful capitol building, positioned at number one in its news wheel. Beneath it was the headline: 11 State Pension Funds that May Run Out of Money. Bad day for...

4 years 9 months ago

White House and BP negotiate compensation fund

The White House says BP appears willing to establish a multibillion-dollar compensation fund for people and companies damaged by the Gulf oil spill. President Barack Obama demanded that the oil company set up a independent compensation fund. And presidential spokesman Bill Burton told reporters the White House and BP...

4 years 10 months ago

Aspen area adds $20,000 to emergency aid fund

Pitkin County commissioners have agreed to put $20,000 more in a fund offering one-time help to residents struggling to pay bills like their rent or mortgages. The Pitkin County Emergency Assistance Fund has already used up $20,000 budgeted for 2010. County commissioners voted Tuesday to allocate $20,000 more from...

5 years 3 months ago

Plan to save FREX moves forward

It looks like the Front Range Express transit system (FREX) will be saved for another year. A plan to fund the commuter bus route for 2010 cleared a major hurdle in Denver Thursday as the Colorado Transportation Commission gave its approval to the transit system to sell up to nine...

5 years 4 months ago

Republicans craft plan to retake Colorado in 2010

A group of current and former Republican lawmakers, including former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo, are uniting behind gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis and a conservative agenda they say will help them unseat Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter. Former Gov. Bill Owens and McInnis' former GOP rival, state Sen. Josh Penry were among...

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