Category: Fiscal

The President’s budget proposal threatens the well-being of Colorado’s children

President Trump released his blueprint for the federal budget this week, and it holds bad news for kids. The President’s budget proposal marks the first step in a long federal budget process in Congress. His proposal, if enacted, would have …

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Governor’s Budget Balances Cuts and Spending on Kids Issues

This week Gov. John Hickenlooper released his proposed $28.5 billion budget for 2017-18. The proposal includes a $10.9 billion state general fund, which is a 3.7 percent increase over last year’s budget. The proposal includes several balance budgeting measures to …

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Count Me In: Colorado, Vote Bottom Up!

Colorado has a spirit of innovation and independence. We like to do things differently— our way. That’s a big reason why we’re also a ballot initiative state. We don’t just elect people to office to make decisions, we also sometimes …

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