Here’s your chance to tell Colorado lawmakers how to spend billions of dollars in the state budget

The Colorado Sun: For just the second time, the Colorado General Assembly is giving the public the chance to comment on how the state should spend billions of dollars.

The Joint Budget Committee — a panel of six lawmakers that crafts the $32 billion spending bill — will take public testimony Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the Legislative Services Building across the street from the Capitol.

State Rep. Daneya Esgar, the committee’s chairwoman, said the question lawmakers want the public to answer is straightforward: “If they were given the ability to craft the budget for the entire state of Colorado, what would their priorities be?”

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