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HB10-1376: Ritter Signs $18.2 Billion Budget

Gov. Bill Ritter on Thursday signed the $18.2 billion state budget, a plan that relies on cuts to schools and the repeal of many business tax breaks.

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HB10-1376: GOP Thwarted as Colorado Senate Advances Budget

The state Senate gave initial approval to an $18.2 billion 2010-11 state budget Thursday evening after a nearly seven-hour debate that touched on topics as varied as metal detectors at the Capitol and solitary confinement for prisoners.

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HB10-1376: Prison Project Survives Budget Hearing

The proposed opening of a portion of Colorado State Penitentiary II survived a barrage of amendments to the state budget Thursday that sought to redirect the $10.7 million earmarked for the project.

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HB10-1376: Fort Lewis College Supporters Stand Up to Budget Panel

It may have been symbolic, but Fort Lewis College allies in the Legislature have won a small victory against the governor’s office and an influential group of lawmakers.

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HB10-1376: Tuition Hike Ban Removed at Fort Lewis College

Fort Lewis College supporters in the state House flexed their political muscles Wednesday to remove a reference to the school’s Native American Tuition Waiver from the state budget. The episode served as a short replay of a January controversy.

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HB10-1376: Colo. House Gives OK For State Courts To Take Over Systems

The Colorado House tonight bucked a bipartisan attempt to delay a proposed state takeover of two Judicial Department computer systems operated currently under contract by information giant LexisNexis.

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HB10-1376: Colo. Republicans, Democrats Working on Long-Term Reform in Budget Debate

Colorado lawmakers say they’re tired of going from crisis to crisis in the budget debate and they’re offering a package of reforms they say will serve as a roadmap for future lawmakers.

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HB10-1376: Colorado Lawmakers Digest New Budget

Lawmakers on Monday began a round of hearings on the proposed 2010-11 state budget, a spending plan that anticipates a revenue shortfall of as much as $1.3 billion.

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HB10-1376: Colo. House Begins Week Of Debate On State Budget

Representatives of Colorado’s House are meeting today with budget writers in Colorado’s Old Supreme Court chambers to consider the state’s 2010-2011 budget in its entirety. The so-called “Long” appropriations bill was filed over the weekend.

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