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Budget Related Publications

Fiscal Strategies for Budget Shortfalls

Subject
State Revenue & Budget
Published
03/07/2019

Each year, the General Assembly is tasked with balancing constitutional, statutory, and federal requirements with other legislative considerations, such as competing policy priorities, caseload pressures, and the health of the state’s economy, in order to create a budget.  The Colorado Constitution effectively requires that the state maintain a balanced budget, spending only what it has available to it each year in revenue or savings.

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Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The House will meet in limited session on Thursday, April 2nd. The Senate adjourned. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.