Reps. Exum, Snyder, Praise U.S. Space Command Announcement

May 15, 2020

Representatives welcome the announcement that Space Force will call Colorado Home for the foreseeable future DENVER, CO– Representatives Tony Exum, Sr. and Marc Snyder celebrated an announcement today that Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs will be the provisional headquarters of the U.S. Space Command for the next six years.  “Colorado Springs has always

JOINT RELEASE: General Assembly Dems Demand Federal Relief; Send Letter to Congress

May 14, 2020

DENVER, CO–– General Assembly Democrats today sent a letter to Congress following Tuesday’s devastating economic and revenue forecast, calling on Congress to prioritize flexible state funding to protect communities from revenue shortfalls caused by COVID-19.  “Colorado is facing a desperate budgetary situation. With a more than $3 billion deficit, many of our critical programs that

JOINT RELEASE: JBC Dems Prioritizing Education, Health & Safety as State Faces $3.3B Shortfall

May 12, 2020

DENVER, CO –  Democratic members of the Joint Budget Committee today released the following statements after the Legislative Council and the Office of State Planning and Budgeting delivered revised economic forecasts, both of which project significantly lower General Fund revenue compared to earlier estimates. Both estimates forecast General Fund shortfalls next fiscal year of more

JOINT RELEASE: General Assembly Will Extend Temporary Adjournment 1 Week

May 10, 2020

DENVER, CO– Democratic Leadership in the General Assembly today announced that the temporary suspension of the legislature will continue until the week of May 25 to give additional time for preparations including safety protocols, to work through appropriate legislation, and to seek greater clarity on potential Congressional action that could significantly impact our state budget.