Gov. Bill Ritter

Senate smacks state energy office

DENVER – Legislators tightened the screws on the Colorado Energy Office on Monday after a scathing audit showed the office’s accounting was so poor it could not prove it had done anything to...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

State audit thrashes energy office

DENVER – The Colorado Energy Office was so sloppy with the way it kept track of millions of dollars in stimulus money that it can’t prove the spending did any good, according to a harsh audit of...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Ritter calls for tax increase for colleges

DENVER – The condition of Colorado colleges is “alarming and deteriorating,” and they need more tax money to recover, according to Gov. Bill Ritter’s special panel on higher education.The panel...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Senate eases pain for budgets

DENVER – A Wednesday vote in the U.S. Senate could save the state government from an unexpected $210 million cut.State lawmakers passed their yearly budget this spring with the expectation that...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News