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 tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.
Colorado’s uncertain marijuana market has prompted the governor to ratchet back his projection of how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.
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.
Child care can be so expensive some parents don’t work just because they can’t afford to. Now some state lawmakers want to change that.
Veterans now have an extra boost when it comes to job searching.
Lawmakers rejected a proposal to allow Colorado cities and towns to extend bar hours after the legislator sponsoring the bill on Monday asked them to vote no.
Bars could bars stay open past 2 a.m. under a bill moving forward in the Colorado House.
Colorado cities and towns could have the power to extend bar hours under a proposal advanced by state lawmakers.
Colorado lawmakers are considering increasing funds for the development of more affordable housing in the aftermath of flooding and wildfires last year.