Separate bipartisan proposals could raise the state sales tax and free money in the existing budget for roads, schools and health care.
Of all the bills state lawmakers take up every year, the only one they must pass is the budget — and they have to balance it.
Details will come this summer, Winter Park says. But for now, rest easy knowing that the on-again, off-again train will be back in 2018.
Cuts will impact farmers, air and water, and health care, although, Hickenlooper says, Colorado could benefit from more defense spending.
Whether it’s “trouble ahead” or “trouble behind," here’s a look at where key legislation sits, halfway through the session.
First the deal has to get through the legislature, which the bill's sponsor says will take some work.
With the Colorado legislative session more than a third of the way over, negotiators are still hard at work on transportation funding and details are few.
The emails show disagreement between the two agencies over basic facts and how to communicate them to the public.
The transit district received another 90-day wavier as it continues trying to fix software and hardware issues.