Outside spenders in Colorado's recent primary found ways around transparency, making money tough to track.
Colorado’s tourism marketing budget revived as lawmakers bet travelers will be crucial to coronavirus recoveryBy Jason Blevins Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado is the only state without a rainy day fund. Now the coronavirus means it will pay the price.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The latest state-level campaign finance reports show Democratic candidates and super PACs lead GOP rivals in legislative contests
A recent legislative analysis finds the Colorado oil and gas industry pays second lowest severance tax rate among nine Western states
With Jared Polis’ blessing, Colorado lawmakers will try again to let state employees collectively bargain
Democrats have been trying for years to pass a bill to allow state employees to negotiate higher wages but have faced blowback from Republicans
The December economic forecasts show slower growth and TABOR limits will restrain state spending in the next budget year
The Democratic agenda came with a big price tag. Now Colorado budget writers worry about paying the bill.
The rising costs of Gov. Jared Polis’ full-day kindergarten program is part of an estimated $100 million in additional costs lawmakers will need to cover
A ballot measure in November will ask voters a key question, and now lawmakers are talking about a special legislative session, too
Colorado lawmakers plan to remove $2.3 billion transportation question from ballot, delay it to 2020
Colorado legislative leaders are concerned about an increasingly crowded 2019 election ballot with substantial spending questions
Snow tires, chains or AWD are required on I-70 when it’s snowy. But motorists could soon need them all winter long
Colorado could soon make its temporary traction law into an all-winter-long, snow-or-shine rule on Interstate 70 from Morrison to Glenwood Canyon. Checkpoints might be used for enforcement.
Advocates said they hope this is not the end of the road for an idea that could raise as much as $450 million for education and make school funding fairer