Wasn't this money ear-marked for child health care and other essential health-related services???
Gov. Bill Owens unveiled plans Monday to use most of the money still left in a $146.3 million pot of federal funds to fix Colorado roads and bridges.
Looks like a CDOT and developer holiday stocking. Predictable.
Suggestions do include the $10 million for LEAP and a drop of $500k for immunizations we've called for repeatedly, in addition to which...
Owens wants $15 million for economic development, with $2.5 million going for worker retraining.
Hmm, what's that all about?? This administration has been terrible at development, how exactly are they going to spend this $15 mill??
And these gems?
ý Charter schools $3.2 million
ý State Internet portal $7.5 million
Keep in mind that this program was Bush' way of sending dosh to Republican Governors to spend in an election year, without legislative oversight...
$7.5 mill for a state internet portal??? That can't be right....