Colorado House attempts nearly 100 amendments to troubled state budget

Author: Peter Marcus - April 6, 2017 - Updated: April 6, 2017

Lawmakers in Colorado’s House attempted nearly 100 amendments to the state’s proposed $26.8 billion annual budget on Thursday. Much of the conversation is messaging in the Democratic-controlled House, as lawmakers know they aren’t going to see controversial partisan issues advance, across-the-board cuts to state agencies and mandatory investments in programs that would leave the budget out of […]

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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.