From left, starting at second from left: State Rep. Daneya Esgar, a Pueblo Democrat, and Sen. Dominick Moreno, a Commerce City Democrat. The pair lead the Joint Budget Committee. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

The $30.5 billion state budget bill is done, and transportation gets a boost

The House and Senate approved the measure after budget writers tapped two reserve funds to cover extra spending

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BLM demands intensive review of test bores needed before mine above Glenwood can expand, cites public ire

Colorado River communities and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton want close scrutiny of plan to grow limestone quarry that they worry could disrupt Glenwood Springs' tourism economy and harm beloved hot springs.

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Comcast raising local TV fees 57% in January; Altitude Sports missing from 2020 lineup

Pay TV providers also are being forced to be transparent with “hidden fees” that can add up to $450 a year to customer bills.