Monday Newscast, 12/14/15, 5:32 PM

Dec 14, 2015

Newscast for Monday, December 14, 2015, 5:32 PM:

  • State agencies are briefing legislative committees about the ins and outs of their departments to get lawmakers up to speed before the start of the annual legislative session, which begins on January 13th. As Bente Birkeland reports, the joint education committee will get briefed tomorrow...
  • Members of Congress have ventured deep into a Colorado mountain to argue for federal dollars in an existing mine program to train badly needed mining engineers. A House subcommittee held a hearing today in a rough-walled chamber about 1,000 feet inside the Edgar Mine west of Denver.  The former silver and gold mine now helps college students at the Colorado School of Mines learn engineering.