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Enterprise zone bill withdrawn

A bill that would eliminate all enterprise zone tax credits, House Bill 1396, was withdrawn this morning by its sponsor,  Rep. Joel Judd, D-Denver. Stefannie Finley, president of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce’s governmental affairs division, said Judd didn’t have enough supporting voters from the House Finance Committee. Opponents claimed the bill will both… Continue Reading Enterprise zone bill withdrawn

Business could shoulder costs

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Facing the grim task of cutting nearly every area of state government, the El Paso County delegation returned to the General Assembly Wednesday. And no one thinks this session is going to be particularly friendly for businesses, higher education or Medicaid. Instead, those areas will be cut — and some groups are already whispering about… Continue Reading Business could shoulder costs

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DENVER (AP) – House Speaker Terrance Carroll likens lawmakers’ work this session to sometimes-painful surgery. “We’re cutting past the bone. We’re cutting bone marrow,” Carroll, a Denver Democrat, said of the $1.5 billion gap in next fiscal year’s $18 billion budget. “Bone marrow is where the body gets immunity. You limit the body’s ability to… Continue Reading Lawmakers cutting state budget to the bone

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