Colorado budget

11:33am

Thu April 19, 2012
Politics

Next Year's Fiscal Budget Proposal Popular in Colorado Senate

KUNC

Colorado’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year remained largely unchanged after a debate in the state senate Wednesday. Lawmakers offered about half as many amendments as the representatives in the House proposed. KUNC’s Bente Birkeland reports that the budget bill passed the Colorado House last week with near unanimous support and appears likely to be receive easy passage in the Senate.

 

4:43am

Mon April 16, 2012

7:25am

Fri April 13, 2012
Politics

Governor Hickenlooper Weighs in on Budget

Governor John Hickenlooper
State of Colorado

As the proposed $19-billion state budget for next year moves through the legislature, KUNC’s State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland speaks with Governor John Hickenlooper about the plan and some of the other bills still alive at the capitol.

7:22am

Fri March 30, 2012
Politics

Lawmakers Overcome Budget Stumbling Block

KUNC

After a heated debate over proposed cuts to state agencies, lawmakers on the joint budget reached a compromise on Thursday. 

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6:31am

Tue March 20, 2012
Politics

March Revenue Forecast Equals More Money for State Budget

KUNC

Colorado’s latest revenue forecast shows signs of growth and a slight uptick in the economy. The better than expected quarterly forecast means lawmakers will have nearly 150 million additional dollars to work with in next year’s budget.

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