State of the State Address

Governor Bill Ritter just wrapped up his 2008 State of the State address in Denver. The speech comes one day after the legislature started its new session.

Governor Ritter is offering up a major education reform package. It is a plan that would align public education with college admission standards. He is also outlining plans for business development and steps to reduce health care costs.

As for Colorado lawmakers, they started the session yesterday with bills that would eliminate the deadline for filing a sexual assault lawsuit, make a turtle the state reptile, and allow Broncos season ticket holders to resell seats.

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