Capitol Conversation: Transportation Funding
By Bente Birkeland
For the second year in a row, Colorado lawmakers are working on a way to provide funding for the states roadways. In 2017 it was a proposed tax measure that failed. This time around it’s a bonding plan that would lock the state into annual payments coming from the general fund. This is where Democrats and Republicans disagree on the plan.
Changes were made in the Senate that could make its passage easier when it goes to the House for deliberation. Statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland spoke with Ed Sealover of the Denver Business Journal and Marianne Goodland with Colorado Politics about the bill and the likelihood of its passage.