Back from Vacation and time to reengage. Time to sort out the issues, make a list, set some priorities, and go to work and worry. Or at least start to think seriously about a summer schedule and next year's legislative session.
After six years on the Job as a Colorado State Representative and having just spent two intense weeks with multiple meetings every day and lots of miles on the road, Joyce and I have a renewed appreciation for the people.
Be very afraid. The Joint Budget Committee of the Colorado Legislature of which I’m a member is back at work. We have the Governor’s recommendations and we plan to spend $30.5 Billion of which $11.5 Billion is the general fund that comes from your income and sales tax.