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.
Democratic Speaker of the House KC Becker from Boulder said her party doesn’t want to put the industry out of business, but now that they’re in charge they’re ready to move things forward.
The political playing field changed after Democrats swept both chambers of the legislature and the governor's office in the 2018 elections.
After voters put them in charge in November, Democrats say they'll embrace "the Colorado way of life." Republicans want their voice to be heard in that pursuit.
The accuser in one of Melton’s cases is now releasing more information about their relationship because she feels he has not been honest with the public.