Hospitals' readmission rates still too high, government says
Boulder Daily Camera: CU regents warned of state funding disaster
University of Colorado regents were warned Thursday of a state funding disaster, with the possibility of revenue significantly drying up within the next five years.
Five and half months before the deadline for potential disaster, Congress broke into heated debate this week over a January fiscal meltdown that could lead to nearly $600 billion worth of tax hikes and automatic federal spending cuts next year.
Transparency and Accountability
Colorado Independent: Colorado election watchers see officials chipping away at public oversight
Marty Neilson, Republican Party election watcher, walked out of the Boulder County Clerk's building in disgust as workers there tabulated primary voting results the last week of June. Neilson said she couldn't see anything of substance and felt like she was participating in a sham exercise in oversight.
Jobs and the Economy
Colorado's unemployment rate for June was 8.2 percent, an increase of one-tenth of one percent over Colorado's unemployment rate of 8.1 for May. In addition, nonfarm payroll jobs decreased 6,900 from May to June for a total of 2,284,400 jobs.
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After its first year in business, Centennial's Ikea store delivered the anticipated boost in sales tax revenue to the city and then some, according to city budget figures and officials.