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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For the 3rd time in 3 months, a bear has attacked a human in Aspen

Officials said the bear was scavenging for food and questioned why the trash bin was left open

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Recall petition against Senate President Leroy Garcia approved, campaign can start collecting signatures

Garcia is the latest -- and most high profile -- Democratic Colorado lawmaker to be targeting by a recall campaign following the 2019 legislative session