Rocky Mountain Policy Pod

Public Funding Part 1: Budget Cuts

Episode Summary

In this episode, we zoom in on what cutting 25% of Colorado's state budget means for the people who live here. We ask the question: Is it better to spread the pain or should we just chop off a limb?

Episode Notes

In this episode, we zoom in on what cutting 25% of Colorado's state budget means for the people who live here. We ask the question: Is it better to spread the pain or should we just chop off a limb? Metro State University President Janine Davidson talks about the value of higher education. Bell Policy Center analyst Andrea Kuwik walks us through the complicated world of human services. Rural Schools Alliance President Michelle Murphy highlights the challenges facing rural schools. Former state budget director Henry Sobanet gives us some perspective on how we keep the state running through it all.