E.g., Mar 21 2019
E.g., Mar 21 2019

Colorado River Basin States Move Forward with Contingency Plan to Address Looming Crisis

DENVER – Tuesday, March 19, 2019 – The seven Colorado River Basin States of Colorado, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming signed a letter to Congress today requesting legislation to implement a negotiated contingency plan that responds to the historic dry conditions and the effects of climate change on the Colorado River.

Colorado economic forecast shows moderate growth and an additional $29.6 million available in General Fund

DENVER — Friday, March 15, 2019 — The Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) today released its quarterly economic forecast.

Colorado’s economy continues growing, but at a more moderate pace than in 2017 and 2018. A rapidly growing labor force is allowing job growth to continue despite a low unemployment rate. Inflation is mild. Housing price growth and rental rate increases slowed in the second half of 2018 but affordability remains a concern. Commercial lending standards tightened slightly.

Under the forecast, an additional $29.6 million becomes available in the General Fund above the Governor’s budget request for FY 2019-20.

State government offices in Denver area and surrounding suburban counties will open late Thursday

DENVER — Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — State of Colorado government offices in Denver and surrounding suburban counties will open at 10 a.m. due to extreme weather conditions on Thursday, March 14. There will be a two-hour delay in scheduled start times for state employees to arrive to work safely.

State government offices in Denver area and surrounding suburban counties will be closed today

DENVER — Wednesday, March 13, 2019 — State of Colorado government offices in Denver and surrounding suburban counties will be closed due to anticipated extreme weather conditions today. State facilities essential to public health and safety will maintain regular operating schedules and “essential personnel” must report to work at their normal scheduled time.