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Local Motion: CHIP Funding

In September, Congress let federal funding expire for the the low cost insurance program CHIP, or CHP Plus as it's known in Colorado. Notices were sent out to more than 75,000 Colorado families letting them know that unless Congress acts soon they will lose their insurance at the end of January. Dr. Christopher Stille from Children’s Hospital Colorado, Erin Miller from the Colorado Children’s Campaign and Jeremy Carroll from the River Valley Family Health Center talk about the importance of...

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  • Another harassment claim filed against Lebsock
  • A second lawmaker at state capitol accused of harassment
  • House, Senate leaders propose harassment training initiatives
  • Lawsuit to name Colorado River a person postponed
  • New magnetic levitation transit system to be tested on Front Range
  • Homegrown Montrose soldier to receive Silver Star

  • Delta County holding public meetings about master plan
  • Update on the sexual harassment scandal at the state house
  • Children 5 to 16 years old have tripled time using mobile devices
  • Parks and Wildlife advises caution during deer rutting season

Guest host Amber Kleinman sits in for Jill Spears to chat with gardeners Lulu Volckhausen and Lance Swigart and take calls from interested listener-gardeners.

  • Representative and Treasurer candidate Steve Lebsock accused of harassment
  • Governor John Hickenlooper calls for Lebsock's resignation
  • Ongoing reaction at State Capitol to sexual harassment scandal
  • 17,000 Colorado residents await DACA decision by Congress

  • Allegations of sexual harassment at State Capitol
  • Colorado coal companies seek Federal money to stockpile emergency coal
  • Montrose Republican will run for state house in 2018
  • Coloradans still eligible to receive tax break when buying electric cars
  • Glance at area high school football scoreboard, playoffs underway

  • Mill levy increases pass in Montrose, Delta Counties
  • Crawford voters deny mill levy increase for second year in a row
  • Governor Hickenlooper hopes to build economy through trade mission to India
  • Future ballot measure pitched to limit contributions in municipal elections
  • Regional Newscast on hiatus for rest of week; returns November 13th

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Host Jill Spears and gardening gurus Lance Swigart and Lulu Volckhausen chat profusely about gardening topics, and take calls from listeners.

  • DCED hires new executive director, first day is November 15th
  • H2O Radio reports on conservation efforts, cover cropping in state
  • 75,000 children in state might lose health coverage if CHIP not funded

  • Passenger rail system on Front Range under consideration
  • H2O Radio reports on end of harvest season, conservation efforts
  • Glance at area high school football scoreboard, playoffs underway
  • 6075 Road in Montrose closed today for culvert replacement

  • Governor Hickenlooper proposes 30.5 billion dollar state budget
  • GOP's proposed budget would give two thirds of its tax breaks to one percenters
  • KDNK interview with Representative Scott Tipton about GOP's proposed budget

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