YESTERYEAR: Romer squares off with Legislature over welfare reform

Author: Rachael Wright - April 20, 2017 - Updated: April 18, 2017

Twenty Years Ago This Week in The Colorado Statesman … The possibility of a special session loomed large in 1997 as Gov. Roy Romer said he would veto a welfare reform bill that let some counties opt out of statewide benefit standards. “If we have to have repeated special sessions to get the job done, so be it" ...

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Rachael Wright

Rachael Wright

Rachael Wright is a self-published Colorado-based author of two novels and a contributing writer to The Colorado Statesman.