Colorado’s $82 million increase in the 2018 budget will help. But tuition costs are still expected to grow by 3.7 percent at CU and 3 percent at CSU.
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.
Single family home construction has lagged since the Great Recession in most states, including Colorado.
According to a new report from the Kauffman Foundation, Colorado has the highest rate of young entrepreneurs in the country.
Colorado casinos are back from the Great Recession, although revenue hasn’t topped 2007's record year yet.