Tuesday Newscast, 10/3/17, 8:04 a.m.

Oct 3, 2017

Newscast for Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 8:04 a.m.:

  • The Governor convened a special session at Colorado’s capitol yesterday. State lawmakers came to fix what Governor John Hickenlooper says is an error in a bill passed earlier this year. He wants lawmakers to restore taxes to arts and transit, but as 91.5 KRCC's Bente Birkeland reports, it appears nothing will change...
  • A federal grant will help nonprofit Urban Peak create a housing program aimed at keeping young people from chronic homelessness.  The Colorado Springs Gazette reports the organization received a five-year, 890-thousand dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services to create the program.