"It is absolutely essential that we get back up to our reserve level ahead of the next recession," the governor's budget director told lawmakers Tuesday.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has plans this summer to expand its care of veterans with new brain and mental health care facilities on campus.
America's reportedly on track to reach at least its third longest economic expansion and no recession appears to be in sight.
"A lot of people really don't think that I'm a veteran for some reason," says Patti Ehline. But the former army nurse says she saw more during the Vietnam War than many soldiers, and carries the same sense of pride.
Colorado might not collect enough money to cover the budget this year and probably will need to issue TABOR refunds next year
The governor's budget office predicts we'll be off by a little bit. The legislative economists think we'll be off by a bit more.