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By Dennis Hisey
State Senator District 2 

Tackling budget for CO roads

 

January 29, 2020

It seems that everyone in Colorado agrees we need to do more to improve the condition and capacity of our roads. After that the unity begins to crack as people talk about funding and priorities.

The Republicans in the Senate are calling for the same additional $300 million in General Fund that we saw in last year's budget. The Governor asked for $55 million in his budget proposal, and the Democrats are not talking about a number.

Every year the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) starts with the entire state budget from last year and then decides how much to add to each program – a necessary bu...



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