With just two days left in the legislative session, a bill that would allow civil unions for gay couples is in jeopardy.
A bill to allow civil unions for gay couples in Colorado must survive two more votes in the Republican-led House before it gets to the governor’s desk, but it appears closer than in any other year to becoming law.
The Colorado state House passed a measure Wednesday morning that would give victims of the Lower North Fork Fire compensation for their losses.
Republicans are making their case to create a commission to pay victims of a Colorado wildfire southwest of Denver that killed three people and damaged two dozen homes last month.
Republicans want to create a commission to pay victims of a wildfire southwest of Denver that killed three people and damaged two dozen homes.
Schools aren’t being cut for the first time in years as the state slowly recovers from the Great Recession, a relief to public school districts that have let go of teachers, cut extracurricular activities and increased class sizes.
An improving economy is giving Colorado more tax money to spend next year. And already, Democrats and Republicans at the Capitol are haggling over how to spend the money.
Even though an appeal is certainly on the horizon, state officials have to figure out how to nearly triple the education budget when they say the money isn’t there.