Less Energy Cash, Rebates Could Mean Budget Cuts In ColoradoDiminished revenues from Colorado's depressed energy sector and court-ordered tax rebates to oil companies mean lawmakers will tackle spending cuts to avert a general fund shortfall next fiscal year,.
College Funding Could Take Big Hit In Proposed Budget CutsGov. John Hickenlooper is proposing cutting $20 million in state funding for higher education to help close a big budget shortfall.
Battle Looming Over Colorado Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado immigrant advocates frustrated over long waiting periods for people who want driver's licenses regardless of their legal status vowed to pressure lawmakers in the coming months to free up money so the program can meet demand.
Pro-Immigrant Groups Band Together, Say Driver’s License Program Has 'Been Fumbled'There's a push to make it easier for undocumented immigrants to get Colorado driver's licenses and on Monday supporters rallied outside a Division of Motor Vehicles office in Denver.
$25 Billion Colorado Budget Heads To Governor's DeskA $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.
House Passes $25 Billion Colorado Budget For Next YearThe 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.
Colorado Immigrant Driver's Licenses Deal Goes To GovernorA compromise to fund a Colorado program granting driver's licenses to immigrants regardless of their legal status is heading to the governor's desk.
Growing Economy Means Refunds For Colorado TaxpayersColorado 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 Reach Deal On Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado 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.
Democrats Setting Up Fight Over Immigrant Driver's LicensesColorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.
Undocumented Immigrants Will Have To Wait A Long Time For A Driver's LicenseUndocumented 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.
Colorado Returns To Split-Party Legislative Rule