Colorado budget writers finally advance what they hope is a final proposal

Author: Peter Marcus - April 27, 2017 - Updated: April 27, 2017

State budget writers on Thursday finally got to working out differences between House and Senate versions of the annual spending plan, leaving in tact several key amendments. Efforts to fund a survey given to students remained in the estimated $26.8 billion budget, along with using marijuana money to support housing and homeless services. Budget writers […]

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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.