Fort Collins, Colorado uses a "budgeting for outcomes" system that officials say prioritizes initiatives that are likely to help the city achieve its overall goals.
The mayor says he’ll respect Initiative 301. The district attorney says it’s open to interpretation. Drug policy experts say officials could ignore it altogether.
Voters overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative that sought to give homeless people the right to camp in public places.
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As Western states grapple with drought, Westminster, Colorado, has become a model for its integration of water data into the planning process.
The Denver initiative is the latest front in a campaign advocates for homeless people have been waging at the state level for years.
The change will affect the hiring criteria for jobs ranging from budget analysts to parks managers.
The bill, awaiting the governor's signature, would prevent non-neutral service providers from using taxpayer money.
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Seven states submitted their agreements on March 19 with water officials asking for action before the end of April.
Colorado over seven years lost nearly 7 percent of its farms and ranches and about 187,000 agricultural acres to other uses, according to federal estimates.
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A Colorado county where residents are dealing with hospital and medical costs much higher than in other parts of the state is now turning to a new model to negotiate on behalf of some of the largest employers in the region.
The poll results come amid discussions about taxing wealthier Americans more at the federal level.
Automakers are slow to sell EVs in places without zero emission vehicle mandates, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Mountain communities across the West huddle in Vail to discuss the challenges of high costs of living, low-paying jobs and a scarcity of places to live.
Many localities haven’t yet felt the full brunt of influenza season.
This is particularly a problem in California, where catastrophic wildfires in 2018 caused more than $9 billion in losses to insured property.
Garden City, Colorado, has fewer than 300 residents, but has spent $3 million on downtown infrastructure upgrades since retail marijuana was legalized.
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