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

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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Colorado asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn decision allowing presidential electors to vote for whomever they want

The case, involving Colorado 2016 “faithless” presidential elector Micheal Baca, could change the way presidents are chosen in the U.S. and have a permanent effect on the nation’s Electoral College system

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17,774 Aurora voters got a ballot instructing them to choose one at-large City Council candidate. They are supposed to be picking two.

The Aurora city clerk says the Adams County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is working with state elections officials to find a solution