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Lawmakers Consider Changes To Ballot Initiative Process

Colorado citizens would have a harder time adding laws to the state constitution with a pair of proposals legislators are considering this week.

04/20/2015

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$25 Billion Colorado Budget Heads To Governor’s Desk

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.

04/17/2015

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House Passes $25 Billion Colorado Budget For Next Year

The Democrat-controlled House approved a $25 billion budget Thursday that includes funding increases for education, transportation, and money earmarked for surplus tax refunds – a sign of the state’s continuing economic gains.

04/09/2015

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Colorado Senate Republicans Pass Budget, Upsetting Democrats

Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year passed the Senate Thursday with nearly every Democrat voting no because ruling Republicans rejected funding for some of their ideas.

04/02/2015

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Lawmakers Give Initial OK To Colorado Budget For Next Year

Most of Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year is already set in stone, but lawmakers will get a chance to make minor tweaks before they approve it and send it to the governor later this month.

04/01/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Start Debating Annual State Budget

Colorado budget writers have spent months assembling the state’s spending plan for next year, and this week their fellow lawmakers will begin debating, tinkering, and voting on it

03/29/2015

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Growing Economy Means Refunds For Colorado Taxpayers

Colorado residents will benefit from the growing state economy with special tax refunds next year, but exactly how much is a question lawmakers will wrestle with over the coming months.

03/18/2015

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Lawmakers Get Colorado Economic Report Ahead Of Budget Votes

Colorado lawmakers will be presented with a quarterly report on how much tax dollars the state is collecting as they prepare to debate and vote on the annual budget in the coming weeks.

03/18/2015

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Tax Law Quirk Means Pot May Pay Off For Coloradans, Literally

Colorado’s marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents’ pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.

01/27/2015

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Romer’s Uncomfortable Advice To Hickenlooper: Repeal TABOR

Former Gov. Roy Romer gave some uncomfortable and likely unwelcome advice to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term = start a movement to repeal TABOR.

01/15/2015

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