NEWS: Wed. April 21, 2010

Apr 21st @ 4:09 pm in News by Scott Staley

The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Protection has seized 28 head of cattle from a Logan County livestock owner. On April 20, 2010, CDA staff in cooperation with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office took charge of 28 head of cattle under the Colorado Animal Protection Act.  The cattle are owned by Gilbert Dean Schuman, 57, of Schuman Cattle, LLC.   Schuman is scheduled to appear in Logan County court on April 28, 2010, at 1:30 p.m.  The hearing will evaluate whether Schuman is an unfit owner. If Schuman is declared an unfit owner, ownership of the cattle will be transferred to CDA.
Source: Press Release  (Posted 4:02p by Jim Kapp)

Colorado lawmakers today unveiled a major overhaul of the state’s college tuition program that seeks to raise an additional $300 million by requiring parents and students to pay more. KJCT reports that the measure, if approved, will go into effect this November.  This move by the lawmakers hopes that the state will be able to cover a projected $1.7 billion budget shortfall next year.  In exchange, colleges would have to adhere to strict goals for graduation and employment of students or they’ll have to roll back their tuition increases….
Source: KJCT  (Posted 4:03p by Jim Kapp)

Scott Tipton, Republican candidate for 3rd Congressional District Representative and current House District 58 Representative, will be hosting a Meet and Greet at the Ute Indian Museum, 17253 Chipeta Road, in Montrose beginning at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 24th.
Source: Press Release  (Posted 4:05p by Jim Kapp)