Two Proposed Bills Would Help Fund Important Projects In ColoradoState lawmakers introduced two bills to help get more money for important projects in Colorado.
Fire Districts Fall Short For Funding Despite Increase In Emergency CallsColorado fire districts are sounding an alarm as many of them face massive budget cuts, even as emergency calls have increased 30 to 50 percent.
Coloradans Could See Refund From StateColorado taxpayers might be getting some money back from the state.
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Aspen Bag FeeThe Colorado Supreme Court has upheld a 20-cent surcharge on grocery bags in the city of Aspen.
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Taxes For Special DistrictsThe Colorado Supreme Court has upheld the legality of sales taxes that are collected by two special districts in metropolitan Denver.
Federal Appeals Court Lifts Stay On Colorado AmendmentA federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated Colorado's Amendment 71, which makes it more difficult to change the state constitution, weeks after a judge's order blocked parts of it from being enforced.
Lawmakers Debate Full-Day Kindergarten FundingLawmakers are once again taking up the issue of full-day kindergarten and who pays for it. A proposed bill will be discussed at the state Capitol on Monday.
Candidates Try To Stand Out In First Gubernatorial ForumThe first of what will be many Colorado gubernatorial forums ahead of the 2018 election took place on Friday.
Could The Special Session Be A Bust?Republican leaders at the state Capitol are not on board with Gov. John Hickenlooper's call for a special session.
I-25 Widening Project Could Begin Sooner Than PlannedWork to start widening Interstate 25 from Castle Rock to Monument could get fast-tracked.
Forecasts: Colorado Economy To Grow At Moderate PaceFor the first time in recent memory, Colorado lawmakers may not have to balance state budgets while keeping an eye on revenue limits.
Judge Throws Out Challenge To Colorado's Spending LimitsA federal judge has dismissed a long-running lawsuit challenging Colorado's strict tax and spending limits as unconstitutional but more appeals are possible.
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.
Colorado's Rural Hospitals Sacrifice Most In Proposed BudgetColorado's rural hospitals would sacrifice the most under a balanced budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that will be introduced in the Legislature next week — though another pending bill could help fix that.