Joint Budget Committee
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.
Colorado government employees will see their first pay increases in four years when they get their latest paychecks. It’s a sign that the state is continuing its economic recovery after the recession.
The improving economy and increasing tax receipts are allowing Colorado lawmakers to fund more programs as they prepare to vote on next year’s budget.
A Denver college’s move to establish a special tuition rate for illegal immigrant students has spiraled into a legal fight involving the state’s attorney general.