Family Economic Security
Colorado fares better than most other states. Colorado's economic insecurity of 18.5 percent in 2010 was below the U.S. average of 20.3 percent and ranked 36th among states.
At last week's Durango school board, Sarah Wright, Sarah St. John, David Blau and Krista Brundage protested the district's decision to cut the number of counselors from four to three at the start of the new school year. The district will not renew Brundage's one-year contract.
Boulder Daily Camera: Michael Carrigan, new chair of CU Board of Regents, wants to 'keep cost of tuition down'
The University of Colorado's Republican-dominated Board of Regents last week elected a Democrat as its new chairman.
Pueblo Chieftain: High court rejects part of Arizona immigration law
The Supreme Court struck down key provisions of Arizona's crackdown on immigrants Monday but said a much-debated portion on checking suspects' status could go forward.
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The lawmakers, many of whom held leadership positions and committee chairmanships in the House and Senate, changed portions of their portfolios a total of 166 times within two business days of speaking or meeting with the administration officials. The party affiliation of the lawmakers was about evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans, 19 to 15.
Jobs and the Economy
Mark your calendars: The Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality is almost certainly going to come down Thursday about 10 a.m.