Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.
Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.
Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.
Colorado’s public schools and colleges are getting hundreds of millions to make up for budget cuts in next year’s proposed budget, and with the economy on the upswing, there’s money left over to save for a rainy day.
A measure to clamp down on vaccine exemptions passed the state House Monday after a somber debate on parental rights.
As Colorado’s economy continues improving, lawmakers are beginning to talk about constitutionally mandated refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.
A ban on the use of commercial tanning beds by children won initial approval in the Colorado House on Wednesday.
Two Western states with some of the nation’s lowest smoking rates are considering cracking down even more by raising the tobacco age to 21.
A proposal to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been approved by a Colorado House panel.
Bars could bars stay open past 2 a.m. under a bill moving forward in the Colorado House.