If lawmakers agree, state spending would go up by $1.7 billion in the fiscal year that starts next July.
Home improvements will eventually cost more with two new Colorado laws.
Representative Mark Ferrandino rose from a childhood in special education classes to become the first openly gay speaker of Colorado's House. As he departs due to term limits, Ferrandino looks back over his time in office.
State lawmakers tackle a broad spectrum of issues across 12 major topics in the 2014 legislative session.
The bill also provides more money to clean up illegal tire dumps and establish a system for recycling the waste.
Colorado lawmakers approve a bill intended to help consumers of marijuana edibles know the potency of the product.
Lawmakers run out of time to forge a deal on legislation that would give more control of oil and gas drilling to Colorado communities.
The proposal sets up a process to spend the more than $24 million raised on taxes from retail marijuana this year.