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Colorado Joint Budget Committee

No Budget Cuts!

Posted 11.14.2012 | Denver

Colorado's Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper today is presenting lawmakers with a budget that does not include any major spending cuts for the fir...

It's Rhyme Time For The Colo. Legislature

Posted 01.11.2012 | Denver

Today marks the first day back in session for Colorado's 2012 General Assembly (the 68th, for those of you counting). What better way to announce th...

State Budget To End In Black; $70 Million For Schools

Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 08.20.2011 | Denver

The state of Colorado will end the 2010-11 budget year more than $300 million in the black, triggering the release of nearly $70 million to help offse...

Colorado K-12 Funding Face Bleak Prospects

EdNewsColorado | Todd Engdahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There was no good news about the future of state support for K-12 schools at the Joint Budget Committee's Friday briefing on the Department of Educa...

Smart Start Nutrition Program Funding Rejected By JBC Republicans

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

There have been a few party-line votes on the legislature's now evenly split Joint Budget Committee, but one 3-3 decision on Tuesday reverberated thro...

Legislature Takes Aim At Pinnacol's Tax Exemptions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado legislature's Joint Budget Committee approved a bill on Thursday that would end almost all tax exemptions for Pinnacol Assurance, the sta...