The pension is now projected to fully fund the benefits owed to retirees within 30 years, down from 78 years.
Lawmakers voted to increase the state’s reserves to 7.25 percent of general fund spending, or an estimated $730 million for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
The Colorado Legislature worked down to the wire to pass a PERA reform bill that will have major ramifications for decades to come.
Colorado’s 2018 legislative session had no shortage of drama. Here’s where the cards fell at the bitter end.
Colorado lawmakers have just hours to figure out some of their toughest challenges.
Much of the extra $1.2 billion is spoken for as the state needs to fund a 2017 road construction initiative and to compensate local governments for other programs.
There are winners and losers in the GOP tax bill, including state and local governments, who have a lot at stake too.
The rancor wasn't a surprise after Republicans protested to the governor calling the session in the first place.
How many Colorado lawmakers does it take to fix a bill-drafting error? All 100 of them.
Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Republican Senate President Kevin Grantham touted passage of two other bills that had divided their parties for years.