Joint Budget Committee
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.
After months of uncertainty about marijuana and its tax potential, Colorado lawmakers start work Tuesday deciding how to spend pot taxes.
The Colorado House passed a $23 billion budget that increases funding to schools, colleges, and the state’s savings for a rainy day.
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.
As Colorado’s economy continues improving, lawmakers are beginning to talk about constitutionally mandated refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.
Colorado doesn’t know how much money it’s going to get from marijuana taxes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to argue about spending it.
Veterans now have an extra boost when it comes to job searching.
The government entity that runs the Colorado State Fair had another year of operating losses and needs additional tax money to ensure the event’s survival, according to an audit released Tuesday.
Colorado budget-writing lawmakers gave initial approval to a 3 percent salary increase for state workers amid Republican opposition.