Joint Budget Committee
Colorado budget writers are asking to delay the introduction of the state budget for more than a week.
An improving economy is giving Colorado more tax money to spend next year. And already, Democrats and Republicans at the Capitol are haggling over how to spend the money.
Colorado’s inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.
Colorado’s top Senate Democrat wants state lawmakers to go without pay and benefits if they can’t agree on a budget, saying his proposal addresses a public perception that legislators bicker too much.
Colorado House Democrats selected Rep. Mark Ferrandino as their new leader after Rep. Sal Pace stepped down from the post.
DENVER (AP) – Colorado officials insist they’re combing through state spending to try to close an estimated half-billion dollar shortfall — but figuring out exactly how much Colorado pays for employees’ mobile devices is nearly […]
State lawmakers proposed delaying the closure of a southeastern Colorado prison amid concerns from rural county officials who say the facility is a big economic driver for the region.
State lawmakers and officials from a southeastern Colorado city are discussing the possible closing of a prison that residents say will damage the area’s economy.
A school-breakfast subsidy facing a possible budget cut would be protected under a new proposal at the Colorado Capitol.
A coalition of faith-based groups in Colorado Springs has offered to contribute the $124,229 needed to continue breakfasts for needy school children if the Colorado Legislature can’t find the money.