02/07/2011 10:21 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bills In Colorado Legislature Would Have A Cumulative Negative Impact On The Budget

Legislators from both major political parties started the 2011 legislative session last month promising to cut the size of government, but the measures they have introduced so far would, as a whole, do just the opposite.

By law, every bill introduced into the Legislature comes with a fiscal note. That's an analysis done by the nonpartisan legislative staff examining what it would cost or save the state, and whether the measure would require more or fewer state workers.

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