Crucial Test For Transportation Funding Bill In Colorado SenateA bill that would ask voters to raise Colorado's state sales tax to fund a $3.5 billion transportation bond issue faces a crucial test in the Senate.
Colorado Lawmakers Take Up 2 Transportation Funding BillsThe Colorado House and Senate have passed similar draft versions of a $26.8 billion budget that, by law, must be balanced.
Rural Colorado Fire Departments Could Get Badly Hurt By Budget CutsAs wildfires break out across Colorado, rural fire departments in Colorado are warning of deep budget cuts. They stand to lose millions of dollars in funding over the next few years.
GOP Bill To Increase Colorado Revenue Faces Tough Test GOP-sponsored measure to allow Colorado to keep more tax revenue for roads, education and health care faced a tough hurdle Monday.
Hickenlooper: Republican Health Care Plan Could Cost Colorado $1 BillionGov. John Hickenlooper claims a Republican plan to overhaul health care will cost Colorado around $1 billion.
Bill Would Ask Voters For Tax Hike To Pay For RoadsA bill designed to improve Colorado's roads will ask voters to approve a tax increase. The money would pay for transportation projects needed across the state.
Hickenlooper Reaffirms Commitment To Health Care Exchange In State Of State AddressColorado Gov. John Hickenlooper presented his annual State of the State address to yet another split Legislature on Wednesday.
New Issues Brought Up On First Day Of Colorado's 2017 Legislative SessionIt was a historic opening day of the 2017 legislative session as Rep. Crisanta Duran, D-Denver became the first Latina speaker of the House in Colorado.
Highways Top Legislative Talk, But Agreement ElusiveThere's no debate — Colorado needs a big plan to pay for billions in needed highway upgrades.
Builder Liability Bill 1st On List For Colorado LegislatureAffordable housing is the first order of business for the new Colorado Legislature.
New Legislative Session Brings $500 Million Deficit, UncertaintyWith one eye on a $500 million state budget gap and the other on Washington, Gov. John Hickenlooper and a split Colorado Legislature enter the 2017 lawmaking session with little expectation of fiscal reform and plenty of uncertainty over transportation, the state's Medicaid bills, affordable housing and illegal pot sales.
Colorado Lawmakers Elect New House Speaker, Senate PresidentColorado's state Legislature isn't changing hands between parties — but both the House and Senate have elected new bosses because of term limits.