Colorado lawmakers expect to consider numerous healthcare-related issues this session, from tougher “truth in advertising” requirements for medical providers to imposing more stringent standards for food sold in public schools.
The 2012 legislative session has some big clouds of uncertainty hanging over it, but those haven’t prevented lawmakers from drawing up a long list of education bills to pitch to their colleagues.
The state Senate passed a bi-partisan budget on a 30 to 5 vote capping off five months of hearings and negotiations.
A new report finds that when it comes to forecasting revenues needed to balance the budget, fewer states are getting it right. And the mistakes have a tendency to multiply when economic times are bad.