Partisan divide over the budget - Colorado Politics

Partisan divide over the budget

Author: Peter Marcus - March 29, 2013 - Updated: March 29, 2013

What a difference a year makes. Senate Democrats on Thursday pushed through the upper chamber a $20.5 billion budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year, despite cries by Republicans of a premature and irresponsible spending agenda. The 19-15 vote marks a clear departure from last year’s budget talks, when the Senate backed a bipartisan proposal […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.