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PNS Daily News - December 11, 2019 


U.S. House to vote on two articles of impeachment; $1.4 trillion in planned oil & gas development said to put the world in "bright red level" of climate crisis; anti-protest legislation moves forward in Ohio; "forest farming" moves forward in Appalachia; and someone's putting cowboy hats on pigeons in Nevada.

2020Talks - December 11, 2019 


18 years ago today, China joined the WTO. Now, China's in a trade war with the U.S. Also, House Democrats and the Trump administration made a deal to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement.

Report: Colorado Hard Hit By Cuts in President's Budget

February 22, 2007


Colorado will suffer economically under President Bush's proposed 2008 budget, according to a new report from the Washington D.C.-based Center on Budget Policy and Priorities. The report shows the state will lose almost $150 million in federal funding next year for a range of public services, including K-thru-12 education, Head Start and law enforcement.

Kathy White, with the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute, believes the budget will negatively impact everyone.

"These are programs that benefit all Coloradans. They benefit very young children, as in Head Start, elderly folks, who receive nutrition aid, and the rest of us who enjoy clean water and

White argues the federal tax cuts included in the proposed budget will benefit the wealthy but not help most of Colorado.

"Despite the rhetoric, this budget actually, in practice, moves us in the opposite direction."

The President says the budget will promote fiscal responsibility and help close the income gap between the wealthy and moderate-to-low-income Americans.

The Center on Budget Policy and Priorities report is online at www.cbpp.org.

Dondrea Warner/Chris Thomas, Public News Service - CO