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Fiscal policy Associated Press via Pueblo Chieftain: State pensioners to pay for woes Under a reform plan, retirees who normally receive 3.5 percent cost-of-living increases will instead see increases equal to the rate of inflation or 2 percent, which ever is less, in 2011. After that, annual increases will be capped at 2 percent. The bill is one of 19 measures that become law Jan. 1.
Durango Herald: 2011 agenda will tax Tipton Like many new Republicans, (Scott) Tipton got elected by crusading against federal spending. Now that he is in Congress, local governments and agencies will be looking to him for funding.