Voters Could Decide If State Could Keep Excess Tax RevenueColorado's House has tentatively approved a bill to ask voters if the state can keep excess tax revenue -- and another to spend that money on roads and schools.
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.
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.
Colorado Legislative Session Ends With Hard-Fought Wins, Some MissesColorado lawmakers concluded business for the year Wednesday with hard-fought agreements on highways, hospitals and affordable housing — but the split Legislature racked up some misses, too.
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.
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.
GOP-Backed Bill To Increase Colorado Revenue Passes TestA Republican bill that would allow Colorado to keep more of the tax revenue it already has to spend on roads, education and health care cleared a hurdle Tuesday.
Bill Would Alter Way Revenue Limit Is Calculated In ColoradoA proposal by two Republican lawmakers to potentially increase how much revenue the state can keep without issuing tax refunds has passed a Colorado House committee.
Colorado's Constitutional Rewrites Are Bitter Ballot IssueA well-funded coalition of Republicans, Democrats, business, energy and agricultural interests is supporting Amendment 71, an initiative that would make it tougher to change Colorado's Constitution,
Less Energy Cash, Rebates Could Mean Budget Cuts In ColoradoDiminished revenues from Colorado's depressed energy sector and court-ordered tax rebates to oil companies mean lawmakers will tackle spending cuts to avert a general fund shortfall next fiscal year,.
Divided Colorado Legislature Wraps Year Of Scant AgreementA divided legislature in an election year was a recipe for Colorado lawmakers to fall short on the state's most urgent priorities.
Colorado Lawmakers Kill Polar Opposite Budget BillsColorado lawmakers on Tuesday killed two bills that were polar opposites in addressing the state's underfunded roads crisis.
Colorado Democrats Kill GOP Bill On $3.5 Billion For RoadsColorado House Democrats have killed a Republican-backed bill to ask voters if they want to issue $3.5 billion in bonds for highway construction.
Colorado Roads Debate Still Hanging With Session EndingColorado lawmakers from both parties declared the improvement of the state's 1950s-designed road network a top priority when they convened in January.