The highest legislative priority for the governor and leaders in both parties — transportation funding — failed in the Republican- controlled Senate Finance Committee on April 25. Despite the backing of the Senate President, Democratic House Speaker, chair of the […]
In future years should the state keep millions of dollars or refund that money to taxpayers? That’s the question that surrounds debate over Colorado’s so-called hospital provider fee. State Senator Pat Stedman, a Democrat on the legislature’s Joint Budget Committee, […]
Colorado lawmakers are only constitutionally required to do one thing during their annual legislative session, and that’s pass a balanced budget. And after several days of discussion, members of the Democratic House initially did that on Thursday. Bente Birkeland has […]
The process of writing the annual state budget has already begun ahead of next year’s legislative session. As Bente Birkeland reports, state lawmakers are currently getting briefed on the budget’s needs.
KGNU contributor Gavin Dahl writes about ballot question 3A, brought by Boulder Valley School District, in the latest edition of Boulder Weekly. BVSD chief information officer Andrew Moore supports professional development for teachers using educational technology in classrooms and leads […]
Measures to boost the number of Colorado high school students going into the science and math fields and getting jobs, became law Monday. Bente Birkeland has more.