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Colorado Budget

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Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Colorado Budget

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed next year’s Colorado budget on Wednesday, increasing dollars for schools and colleges, boosting the state’s rainy day fund, and spending money for a state-owned aerial fleet to try to spot wildfires sooner.

04/30/2014

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Firefighting Plane Proposal Clears Colorado Hurdle

A $21 million plan for Colorado to buy an aerial firefighting fleet designed to spot and attack wildfires faster has won initial approval in the Senate.

04/24/2014

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Bill Helping Lower-Middle Income Families With College Tuition Clears Hurdle

The state House has passed a bill to provide more college scholarships.

04/23/2014

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Hickenlooper Signs Bill Increasing Budget Reserves

Colorado’s rainy day fund will grow again with a bill signed into law by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

04/21/2014

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Colorado Nears Decision On Spending Pot Taxes

Colorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent.

04/21/2014

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Colorado Budget Finalized, Heads To Hickenlooper

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.

04/15/2014

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Colorado Budget Near Completion After Senate Vote

A $23 billion state budget passed the Colorado Senate with increased funding for education, a bigger rainy day fund, and money for an aerial firefighting fleet.

04/04/2014

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House Passes Colorado Budget With GOP Opposition

The Colorado House passed a $23 billion budget that increases funding to schools, colleges, and the state’s savings for a rainy day.

03/28/2014

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Colorado Has More Money To Spend Next Year

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.

03/26/2014

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As Colorado Economy Improves, Budget Debate Nears

As Colorado’s economy continues improving, lawmakers are beginning to talk about constitutionally mandated refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.

03/18/2014

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