Top Colorado lawmakers said the move was intended to save $100,000 in the $30.3 billion state budget, but critics suggest it's a bad idea
Gallagher led to $35 billion in residential property tax cuts. Now Colorado lawmakers want voters to repeal it.By Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Coronavirus may trigger the second-largest property tax cut in Colorado history, further crippling local budgetsBy Brian Eason Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Gov. Jared Polis opposed the initial effort, but now says his administration will focus on improving the state’s low immunization rate