SNAP benefits

  • New report indicates Colorado River to be at unprecedented low flow by next year
  • Lower Basin states expected to have water cutbacks by September 2019
  • Congress debates critical Farm Bill, set to expire next month, has little agreement
  • San Luis Valley program helps poor in state get healthy food at reduced cost

  • Petition group gets enough signatures for oil and gas setback ballot initiative
  • SNAP benefits might require getting a job in most recent version of Farm Bill
  • H2O Radio report on drones and how they monitor rivers and streams in state

  • Red Flag Bill killed in committee despite bipartisan support in Senate
  • SNAP benefits can be doubled in Colorado if used for local produce
  • Capitol Coverage feature about the culture at the state capitol
  • Nearing end of session, lawmakers believe little was done to fight sexual harassment

  • Red Flag Bill making its way through the statehouse
  • Bill would allow family, law enforcement members to take guns away
  • SNAP benefits in danger of being cut, would destabilize local economies
  • Capitol Conversation about funding public pensions

  • Large number of phone scams prompts meeting today in Denver
  • Civil Rights Commission future still up in air, needs funding, appointments
  • Version of Farm Bill would require SNAP recipients to get a job
  • Survey of three bills working their way through legislature

  • Flu season looks worse than expected as numbers are up all over state
  • SNAP benefits (food stamps) could get cut under the Farm Bill legislation
  • Colorado River under drought conditions in West
  • Efforts made to share and conserve the Colorado River during drought years