House Passes Colorado Budget With GOP Opposition

March 28, 2014 6:27 PM

House Passes Colorado Budget With GOP Opposition
" DENVER (AP) — The Colorado House passed a $23 billion budget that increases funding to schools, colleges, and the state’s savings for a rainy day.

The budget received unanimous support from Democrats, but it was decried by most Republicans. Only the Republican member of the budget-writing Joint Budget Committee voted in favor of the spending plan Friday.

The budget adds $100 million to colleges for financial aid and to limit tuition increases. Per-student spending at public schools is also increasing to keep up with inflation and enrollment growth "

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