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Colorado Joint Budget Committee Lets Scott Gessler Keep $2 Million Slated To Balance Budget

First Posted: 02/03/11 07:57 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:30 PM ET

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The Denver Post:

In another reversal of fortune, Secretary of State Scott Gessler will get to keep the $2 million from his cash fund that the legislature's Joint Budget Committee had voted to sweep earlier in the week.

Gessler, a Republican, defeated Democratic incumbent Bernie Buescher in November. Buescher had pledged to transfer $3.5 million in surplus money from his office's cash fund to help balance the state budget.

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