Colorado Gov. Jared Polis stands with lawmakers, education advocates and students to announce legislation for full-day kindergarten on March 22, 2019. (John Frank, The Colorado Sun)

As free full-day kindergarten nears reality in Colorado, advocates press their case

The state budget, which got initial approval in the state Senate earlier Wednesday afternoon, includes $185 million to pay for free, full-day kindergarten across Colorado

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In-state tuition at Colorado universities could rise up to 3% on average under governor’s budget plan

Gov. Jared Polis also says he wants to work with the legislature to find a sustainable solution for transportation funding, which could mean some form of a tax increase. One option is to take a regional approach as opposed to a statewide one.

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Do you have a good idea for a new state law? Here’s how to get it drafted by Colorado lawmakers

All 100 state lawmakers are allowed to introduce five bills each year, and the deadline for the first three ideas is Dec. 2.