Joint Budget Committee
A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor’s desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday.
The Democrat-controlled House approved a $25 billion budget Thursday that includes funding increases for education, transportation, and money earmarked for surplus tax refunds – a sign of the state’s continuing economic gains.
A compromise to fund a Colorado program granting driver’s licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status is heading to the governor’s desk.
Colorado residents will benefit from the growing state economy with special tax refunds next year, but exactly how much is a question lawmakers will wrestle with over the coming months.
Colorado lawmakers reached a deal Wednesday on a standoff over how to pay for a program that lets immigrants get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status, an initiative that Democrats passed without Republican support two years ago.
Colorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.
Undocumented immigrants applying for Colorado driver’s licenses will now have to wait months. Five Division of Motor Vehicles offices across the state were processing the special applications — now there’s only one.
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Colorado Democrats selected Rep. Dickie Lee Hullinghorst to be the next House speaker, making her only the second woman in state history to hold that position.
With the hours winding down, Colorado lawmakers had a number of big-ticket items to consider before the end of the session on Wednesday, including marijuana legislation and tax aid to homeowners devastated by floods and wildfires.