Bill Would Decouple Colorado's Judiciary, Legislative PayWhen it passed its version of a fiscal year 2017-18 budget last month, the Senate stripped $2.2 million that would have given judicial employees a 3.1 percent pay hike.
Senate OKs Colorado Budget After Vote To Keep Prison OpenColorado's Senate approved a $27 billion state budget Friday after heated debate over a last-minute allocation to keep open a privately-run prison in the rural town of Burlington on the state's eastern plains.
Colorado Senate OKs $27 Billion BudgetColorado's state Senate has passed a $27 billion state budget bill by a 30-5 vote.
Colorado Lawmakers Getting Update On State EconomyColorado lawmakers are getting an update on the state's economy that will provide a clearer picture of how much money they need to refund to taxpayers.
Hickenlooper Presents Budget To LawmakersGov. John Hickenlooper says Colorado voters would be resistant to let government keep money above the limit set by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, even though areas of the budget can use the funding.
School Funding Bills Clear Colorado HouseA proposal to shore up public school coffers won final approval in the Colorado House Thursday.
State Lawmakers Consider Teacher Tenure, Pot Taxes This WeekThis week in the Colorado Legislature some of the highlights state lawmakers will be discussing are a bill to undo part of a teacher-tenure law, a proposal on how to spend marijuana tax money, regulation for companies like Uber and Lyft, and cell phone use while driving restrictions.
House Passes Colorado Budget With GOP OppositionThe Colorado House passed a $23 billion budget that increases funding to schools, colleges, and the state's savings for a rainy day.
Colorado House To Debate $20.5 Billion BudgetThe Colorado House will debate a $20.5 billion budget that includes increases for schools, colleges, and pay for state employees.
Colorado Senate Passes $20.5B Budget, Heads To HouseNext year's budget for Colorado has passed the state Senate with funding increases for public schools, higher education, and money for construction projects at colleges and state buildings.
Colorado Senate To Debate Next Year's BudgetColorado lawmakers will debate next year's spending plan as the improving economy and increasing tax receipts give them more money to spend on education and raises for state employees.
Hickenlooper Repeats Cautious Optimism On BudgetGov. John Hickenlooper told lawmakers Wednesday to remain cautious while preparing the state budget because Colorado's economic recovery could be impacted by federal cuts and worldwide forces.