They said it at Club 20

■ “I believe voters do not have an appreciation of the hole we are in” for state funding of K-12 education

— Mike Melanson, senior partner of OnSight Public Affairs, on Colorado’s budget woes

■ “I had some really great names picked out for this project, and then I was told I was not the governor.”

— Reeves Brown, executive director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s To Be Determined Project

■ “I want to ensure water comes off those hills.”

— Rocky Mountain Regional Forester Daniel Jiron, discussing water quality and quantity

■ “The trick in health care is that high quality costs less, not more.”

— Steve ErkenBrack, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Health Plans

■ “I guess we had better put a ‘g’ on the end of it: ‘bucking’ bales.”

— U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., on explaining ranch work to officials at the U.S. Department of Labor who considered, then abandoned, new rules for child labor in agriculture


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