Colorado Public Radio
State budget impact
How would you balance the state's budget?
Colorado's budget is still reeling from the bad economy. The state has closed $5 billion in budget gaps since the recession began and faces another $1 billion in cuts for the coming year.Lawmakers face a daunting task this session, trying to find enough cuts to fill the gap. You can try your hand at balancing the budget here by playing the "Backseat Budgeter."
We'd also like your help understanding how the state budget plays out in the lives of Coloradans. Are you seeing the effects first hand? Have budget reductions or higher fees affected you, your family or your business? Or not?