natural disasters http://krcc.org en Final Day of Legislative Session Sees Passage of Disaster Tax Relief Bill http://krcc.org/post/final-day-legislative-session-sees-passage-disaster-tax-relief-bill <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 0, 102); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, Geneva, geneva, arial, helvetica, sans-serif, veranda, Veranda; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">Colorado’s legislative session wrapped up with a quiet final day, as lawmakers put the finishing touches on several bills and gave tributes to outgoing members. And as Bente Birkeland reports, one of the least controversial measures passed after last minute negotiations.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 13:06:00 +0000 Bente Birkeland 18775 at http://krcc.org Final Day of Legislative Session Sees Passage of Disaster Tax Relief Bill Experts Examine Economic Cost of Natural Disasters http://krcc.org/post/experts-examine-economic-cost-natural-disasters <p>A new study from the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business shows that it may be difficult to quantify how droughts, fires and floods are impacting the state’s economy over the long term. But it’s safe to say natural disasters are already influencing public policy and are requiring communities to shift their thinking. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.</p><p><br /><p><br /></p></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 18:18:52 +0000 Bente Birkeland 12519 at http://krcc.org Experts Examine Economic Cost of Natural Disasters