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Wyoming Insurance Premiums Up 70%

According to a new report, Wyoming’s insurance premiums had the second highest increase in the country between 2017 and 2018. The report, which was published by the Urban Institute, found that insurance premiums in Wyoming grew by 70% between this year and last year, with premiums for the cheapest plan in Wyoming jumping from about Continue reading

Colorado Election Security Receives High Grade

A report released earlier this month awarded Colorado high marks for election security. The report, released by the Center for American Progress, examined election security based on seven factors, including voting machine certification requirements and post-election audits. Colorado received a B along with 11 Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up To End Year

Steamboat tax collections increased slightly in December, according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for December grew by just over 1%, or $33,000, as compared to the previous year, with the biggest Continue reading

Colorado Economy In Good Shape

The economy appears to be growing in Colorado according to the final 2017 business report from the Secretary of State’s office. The report showed new business filings grew almost 10% between 2016 and 2017, with more than 117,000 new businesses filing with the state last year. The report also found Continue reading

Ongoing Vehicle Break-ins Prompt Warning

More vehicle break-ins have occurred this month in the City of Craig.  Craig Police are again reminding residents, that valuables need to be removed and cars should be locked when parked. There have been numerous incidents recently of items being stolen out of vehicles. Stolen items Continue reading

Dangers Of Distracted Driving Revealed

Distracted driving can be very dangerous, but according to a new report from AAA, the risks of distracted driving may be more severe than previously expected. The report found drivers who use cell phones to text or use the internet Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Up Again

Steamboat tax collections increased again in November, according to the preliminary Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for November grew by almost 5%, or $68,000, when compared to the previous year, with the Continue reading

Colorado’s Population Grows, Wyoming’s Shrinks

Colorado was the 8th fastest growing state in the nation this year according to the US Census Bureau. Colorado added 77,000 residents between 2016 and 2017, increasing the states population by about 1.4%, coming in slightly behind Arizona which added 100,000 residents. Texas and Florida were Continue reading

Marijuana Use Among Colorado Students Declines

According to a new federal report from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, regular marijuana use among Colorado middle and high school students declined after marijuana was legalized in the state. Results show fewer than 10% of Colorado  kids aged 12 to 17 used marijuana in the month prior Continue reading

Steamboat Taxes Up $70K For October

Steamboat tax collections increased again in October, according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for October grew by 5%, or $70,000, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains Continue reading

Gardner And Bennet Question VA Over Wait Lists

Colorado Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet recently sent a letter to Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, regarding the recent report from the VA Inspector General, which found unofficial wait lists at a Continue reading

Steamboat Tax Collections Grow

Steamboat tax collections increased again in September, according to the most recent Sales Use and Accommodation Tax Report. Taxes for August grew by 2.3%, or $44,000, when compared to the previous year, with the biggest gains Continue reading