Colorado Senate Passes Budget That Reduces Government By $150 Million; Republicans Call It 'Socialist'

06/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Joseph Boven The Colorado Independent

DENVER-- Republican lawmakers furious with the $18.2 billion budget presented Friday in the senate here said the proposal failed to limit government spending and that it amounted to another move toward socialism. Exasperated Democrats argued that the budget cut millions of dollars from programs, including vital education and medical programs in the state.

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