The Joint Budget Committee finalized how to spend $11 billion in discretionary spending ahead of the legislative session’s restart
Colorado governor announces distribution of $1.6 billion in federal coronavirus aid; most of it directed to educationBy Jesse Paul 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
Colorado governor slashes state spending, outlaws evictions and keeps ski areas closed in series of late-night ordersBy John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
The economic impact of the coronavirus is huge. Now Colorado lawmakers are looking at a budget deficit.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Gov. Jared Polis’ administration wants to find a new way to fund state colleges and universities, but now the effort has stalled
Hickenlooper faces renewed pressure and questions about his administration’s spending in final months
The cost of the former governor’s legacy website and legal defense in ethics inquiry emerge as issues in Democratic primary for U.S. Senate
States with bottle bills have some of the highest recycling rates in the country. But many were implemented before curbside recycling came to fruition.
With Proposition CC’s failure, Colorado Democrats face a budget crunch in 2020. Here are their 4 options to address it.
Democrats in the Colorado legislature will have to choose between sacrificing parts of their ambitious agenda, or finding creative –– and politically risky –– ways to pay for it
Colorado may legalize sports betting with Prop. DD. But a different gambling expansion didn’t make it.
The Joint Budget Committee blocked a request from Gov. Jared Polis’ administration to add 200 Colorado lottery machines at Walmart stores
Colorado is bad at recycling, so lawmakers spent months looking for solutions. Here’s what they proposed.
Two draft proposals that advanced through an interim committee called more study before lawmakers take action
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
Now we know how much money is at stake on the 2019 ballot with Proposition CC and TABOR refunds in Colorado
New economic forecasts show the state may refund as much as $1.7 billion to taxpayers in the next three fiscal years -- but not all will benefit the same