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Sens. Don Coram, Leroy Garcia behind bills to address jails, courthouses

Author: Joey Bunch - January 10, 2018 - Updated: January 9, 2018

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The Archuleta County courthouse and jail remain closed in Pagosa Springs. (Photo by Shane Benjamin/The Durango Herald) While jails and courthouses in Denver and Jefferson counties might look like Taj Mahals, rural counties (and Pueblo) are having a difficult time paying the high cost of crime. That’s why Sens. Leroy Garcia, D-Pueblo, and Don Coram, […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.