Bill to delay funding measure heads to the House

By Marianne Goodland

COLORADO POLITICS

A bill seeking to delay by a year asking voters to approve $2.3 billion in transportation bonding won final approval from the Colorado Senate on Wednesday.

With two days left in the session, it’s now on its way to the House.

Senate Bill 263 addresses legislation passed in the last two years, starting with the omnibus bill on rural Colorado from 2017 and continuing to the major transportation bill of 2018.

Among its many provisions, Senate Bill 17-267 allowed the state to use state buildings as collateral to raise money for transportation and capital construction projects.

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