JBC Members: Economic Forecast Shows Difficult Budget Decisions Ahead

March 16, 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 the March economic forecasts, both of which project lower general fund revenue compared to earlier estimates and which signal some tough budgetary decisions to come. “We knew

JOINT RELEASE: House and Senate Vote to Suspend General Assembly

March 14, 2020

DENVER, CO — The six members of the Executive Committee of the Legislative Council – House Speaker KC Becker, Senate President Leroy Garcia, House Majority Leader Alec Garnett, Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, House Minority Leader Patrick Neville and Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert, today released the following statements after the General Assembly voted to

Executive Committee of the Colorado General Assembly Reacts to COVID-19

March 13, 2020

Today during a hearing of the Executive Committee of the General Assembly Senate and House leadership from both parties showed a united front in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Leadership submitted a resolution to temporarily suspend the 72nd Session of the General Assembly for two weeks. The session will adjourn on Saturday, March 14 and