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.
Anticipation of business-friendly policies has led to reports of near-euphoric levels confidence during most of the Trump presidency.
They say the way the state funds its public schools is outdated and needs a major overhaul, and more than 90 percent of them support a new way forward.
State lawmakers yesterday rejected a bill that proposed an unusual approach to Colorado's affordable housing shortage.
Gov. John Hickenlooper backs a tax hike for transportation, water and high-speed internet projects.
The $1.5 trillion package would provide steep tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy and more modest cuts for middle- and low-income families.
Tax policy changes that affect the renewable industry draw close scrutiny in Colorado.
There are winners and losers in the GOP tax bill, including state and local governments, who have a lot at stake too.
While the GOP is nearing the votes it needs for passage without support from Democrats, the measure remains divisive.