Proposition DD has passed with 50.7% of the vote, according to unofficial vote totals from the Colorado Secretary of State’s office.
Colorado residents have rejected a request from their state legislature to remove an annual government spending limit that some elected officials argued is holding back the state’s roads and schools.
State lawmakers are advancing a bipartisan response to the deadly shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch that occurred in May. On Thursday, lawmakers on a new school safety committee approved five bills they think will make schools safer in the wake of that shooting.
More than a decade ago, calls to clean up a giant pile of toxic waste along the Colorado River reached a fever pitch. Now clean up efforts are going to protect the water source for 40 million people in the West.
Colorado lawmakers want to see sports betting legalized and taxed to pay for the state’s water plan, but it’ll be voters next month who get the final say.