The West Steps: The short explanation of The Long Bill

Written by: Children's Campaign
Date Posted: February 8, 2019

Riley Kitts returns to updates us on the lightening progress of proposed legislation impacting kids, and demystifies the budget blueprint that legislators will be putting together in the coming weeks. Also known as The Long Bill, this spending outline lays out how Colorado will spend $29 billion in the next year. Understanding how this works is a critical part of ensuring Colorado is investing in kids.

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The Colorado Children’s Campaign is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy organization committed since 1985 to realizing every chance for every child in Colorado. We advocate for the development and implementation of data-driven public policies that improve child wellbeing in health, education and early childhood. We do this by providing Coloradans with trusted data and research on child wellbeing and organizing an extensive state-wide network of dedicated child advocates. For more information, please visit