The Democratic agenda came with a big price tag. Now Colorado budget writers worry about paying the bill.By John Frank Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Polis’ free all-day kindergarten lets parents re-enter the workforce. How can we help them?By Shannon Block Opinion
Colorado made kindergarten a priority. But when it comes to four-day school weeks, lawmakers don’t see a problem.By Brian Eason Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Gov. Polis’ full-day kindergarten program could bust its budget by $40 million in first year, state survey predicts
Local school officials anticipate near-universal attendance, but state lawmakers only set aside full-day K funding for 85% attendance.
GOP blasted Democrats for the 2019 legislative session. But they supported nearly every bill, analysis shows.
A dozen Republican lawmakers, led by Sen. Kevin Priola, sided with the Democratic legislative agenda the vast majority of the time
Colorado’s kindergarten landscape will even out, with benefits flowing to state’s wealthiest, poorest families
A decade after some districts pushed back against Gov. Ritter's full-day kindergarten plan, most consider it essential.
The Colorado Democrat’s early achievements are featured in emails to supporters from his 2022 reelection campaign
In a momentous session, Senate Bill 233 may have been the most important bill of the year that few outside the Gold Dome even noticed.
The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list
Early missteps initially impeded the Democratic governor's ambitious legislative agenda, but now much of it appears poised to pass
The House and Senate approved the measure after budget writers tapped two reserve funds to cover extra spending
Averting the cut would free up state money that lawmakers could spend on schools and roads, but homeowners would miss out on planned property tax relief