Gov. Jared Polis said “it's a time for belt tightening” but offered a tiered approach to reduce impact on lower-wage workers
Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Health-related industries top Colorado lobbying spending so far, and it’s only expected to intensify
The coronavirus legislative hiatus changes the landscape and may shorten the session, but lobbying may still set record
Democratic leaders hope to avoid pay cuts, furloughs and layoffs for government employees, but it may be necessary
The Joint Budget Committee will begin reviewing recommendations for spending cuts this week to rewrite the $30 billion state budget
The economic impact of the coronavirus is huge. Now Colorado lawmakers are looking at a budget deficit.
Gov. Jared Polis’ administration assures lawmakers they have enough money to address the COVID-19 outbreak
Questions persist on whether the legislative session will resume, and how much lawmaking will take place in private in the interim
Four super PACs tied to Democrats and Republicans in the state legislature and 2020 ballot committees reported millions in donations in the latest reports
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
To pay for housing and roads, Colorado lawmakers turned to an unusual source: the public’s “lost and found”
Colorado State Treasurer Dave Young, a former legislative budget writer, warns about using reserve accounts and putting budget “at risk”
The Colorado Democrat’s early achievements are featured in emails to supporters from his 2022 reelection campaign