Wednesday Newscast, 4/12/17, 8:04 AM

Apr 12, 2017

Newscast for Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 8:04 AM:

  • A bi-partisan transportation-funding bill has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.  Lawmakers lowered the proposed sales tax increase from .62 percent to a half-cent, in an effort to make it more palatable to voters. The measure heads to the Senate Finance Committee.
  • Organizers of a forum on cannabis and homelessness in Pueblo today say there's a misperception that legalized pot has drawn a larger transient population to Colorado.  91.5 KRCC's Holly Pretsky has more...