It was mighty cold across Colorado this week, but one place where things stayed plenty hot was the State Capitol. Lawmakers are debating well into the night, and will meet this weekend, trying to get their work done before the regular session ends on May 8th.
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The state legislature is off for Good Friday -- a day of rest for lawmakers during a busy session. The state budget is chugging along; it passed the Senate Thursday on a party-line vote.
During the legislative session, state lawmakers introduce and argue over hundreds of bills, but there’s only one thing they really have to do and that’s pass next year’s budget.