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Transportation bill stalls, as Colorado Senate Democrats filibuster

Author: Joey Bunch - March 15, 2018 - Updated: March 15, 2018

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Colorado Senate Democrats continued their attempts to amend a bill that would tie up $300 million a year from the state budget for transportation. Republicans played defense and ultimately passed Senate Bill 1 postponed to a third day of debate next Tuesday. If Republicans pass the legislation on a recorded vote with their one-seat majority, the bill would then bounce the legislation to the House, where Democrats have a majority and the votes to amend it heavily or kill it outright.

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.