Colorado Republicans enjoyed a bright, shining moment following the 2010 statewide election, winning control of the Colorado House of Representatives — the proverbial "peoples" chamber in the legislature — and handing the gavel to then-state Rep. Frank McNulty.
After months of drama over the Division of Civil Rights and Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a budget committee Wednesday quietly ensured the agency will be funded in 2018-19, should a related bill pass the General Assembly.
On Monday the most anticipated revenue forecast of the year will be presented to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) and other lawmakers — one that could determine just how much of a surplus is available for Colorado's 2018-19 budget and beyond.
The House Judiciary Committee this week signed off on a bill to reauthorize the state’s civil rights agency for another nine years, but chances the bill gets through the General Assembly in its current form are slim. And chances that the agency’s funding will be included the annual state budget when it is introduced on […]