Colorado's state budget has hatched. For months, it’s been incubating in the Joint Budget Committee. And soon the full House and Senate get a chance to peck at it. CPR's Megan Verlee joins host Ryan Warner to provide a peep inside the legislative process.

 

Bills mentioned in this interview:

HB1335 - The 2012-2012 Long Appropriations Bill

HB1345 - The School Finance Act

HB1130 - First Degree Murder of an Unborn Child

HB1118 - School Collective Bargaining Open to the Public

SB109 - Maintenance Regular List of Registered Electors

External sites:

Secretary of State's website for tracking the progress of proposed initiatives

Denver Post: Colorado Democrats Ressurect Bill that would Allow Counties to Mail Ballots to Inactive Voters