Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Republican Senate President Kevin Grantham touted passage of two other bills that had divided their parties for years.
Over the past four months, state lawmakers introduced and debated nearly 700 bills. Among them were some big bipartisan wins — and losses.
Republicans on the Senate Finance committee voted 3-2 to kill the bipartisan tax bill aimed at securing infrastructure funding.
Since he was a freshman lawmaker in 2013, Everett has been the lone no vote on bills dozens of times in the 65-member Colorado House.
And if so, where? Those questions are worth considering in light of the Trump administration's budget proposal.
The Federal Highway Administration says the plan is less discriminatory than the alternatives.
The 800-square-foot observatory at the top of the tower is stripped to studs and concrete. But the views are still breathtaking.
The Colorado governor says that was the reaction when he expressed concern about proposed cuts to EPA grants. Congress would have to pass a new budget.
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.