Colorado has reached the era of budget surpluses after years of deficits. But state constitutional spending restrictions mean those surpluses set up an ideological battle between Democrats and Republicans.
Since the legislature didn’t make any progress on his plan to raise transportation funds, Gov. John Hickenlooper is hitting the road himself to make it happen.
Colorado Republicans have rejected a bill to reclassify a fee paid by hospitals in order to use future budget surpluses on education and transportation.
Colorado lawmakers face a chaotic three-day stretch of work before adjourning for the year Wednesday.
Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year, which includes money for taxpayer refunds and more funding for education, is about to become official.
What to do with all the money made from marijuana sales? That’s being debated at the state Capitol.
Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce is defending his actions in a Denver courthouse, saying a woman was harassing him and a Colorado Springs city councilwoman by holding a phone less than a foot from his face.
Former Colorado lawmaker Douglas Bruce is back in the spotlight, and once again the news isn’t kind for the man behind Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
Colorado citizens would have a harder time adding laws to the state constitution with a pair of proposals legislators are considering this week.
A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor’s desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday.