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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, center, signs Senate Bill 14-004 into law, allowing community colleges in the state to offer four-year bachelor of applied science degrees.

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New state bill allows community colleges to expand

Recent legislation could have considerable benefits for certain educational institutions across Colorado, including those within Moffat and Rio Blanco Counties. On Feb. 27, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 14-004, which authorizes community colleges in the state to offer bachelor of applied science degrees. This would allow schools to feature four-year career technical programs in many fields.

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