Colorado House approves 2020-21 budget, heads to Senate

By Marianne Goodland

COLORADO POLITICS

The Colorado House, on a 41-23 party-line vote, approved the 2020-21 state budget and sent it on to its next stop, the state Senate.

As sent over by the House, the budget is out of balance. But that’s not much of an issue for now, according to Joint Budget Committee Chair Rep. Daneya Esgar, a Pueblo Democrat.

House Bill 20-1360 as approved by the House Wednesday included several changes that put the budget out of whack. That included the following changes:

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