COLORADO SPRINGS - Police officers and firefighters in Colorado Springs are poised to a get pretty good raise next year. The pay increases were recommended as part of a comprehensive study by the Waters Consulting Group which was hired by the city to evaluate compensation.
Mayor Steve Bach says... more »
The University of Colorado regents are expected to consider a 4 percent cap on tuition increases, lower than the 9.5 percent cap recently requested by administrators.
Regents were scheduled to consider the lower cap during their meeting Wednesday.
CU-Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano spoke against the proposal Tuesday.
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The Colorado State Parks Board is considering raising fees for entrance passes, some campgrounds and other facilities to make up for declining state funding.
The board is meeting Thursday in Basalt.
Members are looking at raising the daily entrance fee by $1 and camping fees at a dozen... more »
Congressional Democrats are showing deep divisions over President Barack Obama's plan to allow taxes on the wealthy to go up.
Democratic leaders committed to Obama's plan are hearing from some lawmakers who fear that raising taxes on anyone in a weak economy could be politically lethal.
A group... more »
The Colorado Springs City Council is expected to approve a 12 percent water rate hike Tuesday, the first step toward doubling water rates by 2016.
The reason: to pay for a pipeline system to ship water from Pueblo Reservoir.
The 12 percent hike would go into effect next... more »
GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis says Democrats who propose taxing candy and soda to help balance the state budget are cremating jobs, not creating them.
McInnis spoke Monday at a Denver plant of The Pepsi Bottling Group, which says it could lose jobs if customers have to pay more... more »