Democrats who pushed to get driver’s licenses for Colorado immigrants regardless of their legal status are outraged over a Republican vote to block access to funds for the program.
Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.
DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than […]
The federal government has reluctantly agreed to let Colorado be the first state to collect taxes from the legal sale of recreational marijuana, but it also has made clear it doesn’t agree with the move and may try to stop it, if isn’t tightly controlled.
Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.
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.
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 is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years, and the Democrat-led Senate gave an initial OK to next year’s spending plan on Wednesday.
The improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years. But don’t expect both parties to widely agree on next year’s spending plan as the Senate debates the budget.