The state legislature has spent nearly $400,000 dealing with workplace harassment issues and created an interim committee to come up with policy changes last year.
The session ends at midnight on Friday, May 3, and lawmakers are already pulling all-nighters.
With a week left in the session, the legislature is trying to pack in more Democratic priorities as Republicans stick to delay tactics.
Investigation Into One Lobbyist's Actions Raises Questions About Workplace Harassment Policy At The Capitol
A complaint filed against lobbyist Benjamin Waters highlights part of a larger discussion about updates to the legislature’s workplace harassment policy.
It's not clear where from the budget the money will come from, but legislators vowed not to cut any money from education.
The legislation would provide an extra $65 million for roads and schools in the fiscal year that begins July 1.
It's the House's turn to take up the budget bill, and Democratic leaders there are skeptical of the late transportation compromise that moved the bill through the Senate quickly.
The dispute started when Republicans, angry at how quickly Democrats were moving an oil and gas bill through the Senate, asked that a different 2,000-page bill be read out loud in the chamber.
Gov. Polis says he won't interfere with the relationship between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities — a stance that is likely to disappoint immigration advocates and some state lawmakers.
Coloradans voted in 2005 to let the state avoid tax refunds for a five-year period. The new ballot question would make the change in tax law permanent.