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Federal Programs News ItemsLunch Lizard makes sure children are fueled - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel6/15/2018 1:55:51 AM
The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Lunch Lizard makes sure children are fueled The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel In 2015, the district rolled out Lunch Lizard 1.0, purchased by the Western Colorado Community Foundation, delivering meals to five locations in Grand Junction four days a week. Service ... "I used to see federal programs and say, 'Why do we need these?'
Former Rocky Flats workers reunite after federal court motion filed to stop wildlife refuge opening - The Denver Channel6/2/2018 8:25:39 PM
The Denver Channel Former Rocky Flats workers reunite after federal court motion filed to stop wildlife refuge opening The Denver Channel DENVER -- Workers at a former Colorado nuclear weapons plant reunited in Denver Saturday as part of an event that sought to educate workers about federal programs , including EEOICPA benefits, for those diagnosed with illnesses from radiation exposure ... and more »
Most Colorado foster kids change schools at least once a year, and performance falls with each move - The Denver Post5/24/2018 8:01:32 AM
The Denver Post Most Colorado foster kids change schools at least once a year, and performance falls with each move The Denver Post A private tab in the district's computer system includes the child's foster status but is seen only by staff who work in the district's federal programs division. Colorado law created child welfare education liaisons in 2008, years ahead of a similar ...
Federal Law Leaves Marijuana in a No-Fly Zone - CityLab5/23/2018 10:09:43 AM
CityLab Federal Law Leaves Marijuana in a No-Fly Zone CityLab When Colorado Springs Airport put in amnesty boxes in 2014, they were tired of weed being trashed, flushed, and buried on their property, said Aidan Ryan, the airport's marketing and communications manager. Marijuana had been legalized in the state two ... and more »
Farmers and Ranchers Welcome Perdue to New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska - Agriculture.com5/23/2018 9:01:19 AM
Agriculture.com Farmers and Ranchers Welcome Perdue to New Mexico, Colorado , Wyoming, and Nebraska Agriculture.com “They are very proud producers. They're resilient. They're hardy, but they're hurting. And that's the message I'm taking back to the president. They're patriots, Mr. President, but they need your help,” Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said of ...
State and Local Programs News ItemsWhy Is Colorado's Public Pension System in High-Fee, High-Risk Investments? - Capital & Main5/9/2018 6:05:07 PM
Capital & Main Why Is Colorado's Public Pension System in High-Fee, High-Risk Investments? Capital & Main That debate has most recently surfaced in Colorado , where in the waning days of the legislative session, lawmakers are considering legislation to slash government workers' retirement benefits, all while the Public Employees Retirement Association ...
Richard Cordray's Surprise Donors: The Lending Industry - Capital & Main5/4/2018 3:56:38 PM
Capital & Main Richard Cordray's Surprise Donors: The Lending Industry Capital & Main The narrow disclosure language in the pension bill – which still keeps fee details hidden from the general public – was added following a Capital & Main investigation showing that in recent years, Colorado's Public Employees Retirement Association ...
Pension Fund Gamble: Colorado's $9 Billion Question Mark - Capital & Main5/4/2018 3:56:11 PM
Capital & Main Pension Fund Gamble: Colorado's $9 Billion Question Mark Capital & Main Ask legislators at Colorado's capitol if they've even heard about the $1 billion of investment fees the state's pension system paid out to external money managers between 2009 and 2016, and you will get blank stares. Ask them if they realize those are ... and more »
Rick Scott Super PAC Donations Challenge Federal Anti-Corruption Rule - Capital & Main4/19/2018 7:49:35 PM
Capital & Main Rick Scott Super PAC Donations Challenge Federal Anti-Corruption Rule Capital & Main The narrow disclosure language in the pension bill – which still keeps fee details hidden from the general public – was added following a Capital & Main investigation showing that in recent years, Colorado's Public Employees Retirement Association ... and more »
America's Misguided War on Childhood Lead Exposures - Undark Magazine3/21/2018 8:12:28 AM
Undark Magazine America's Misguided War on Childhood Lead Exposures Undark Magazine Michael Kosnett, a medical toxicologist at the University of Colorado , Denver, and a member of the CDC's advisory panel on lead, argued that the reference must be lowered accordingly so that parents will know when a child's levels exceed the population ... and more »
Trump budget could impact nearly 14000 environmental workers in Colorado - The Colorado Independent3/15/2017 4:12:33 PM
The Colorado Independent Trump budget could impact nearly 14000 environmental workers in Colorado The Colorado Independent Adding it all up, that's 13,712 federal employees working on a vast range of environmental programs and protections across the landscape – and the atmosphere – in Colorado . That work dovetails with state and local programs . And progress – or lack ...