By Marianne Goodland
Legislative Reporter 

General Assembly passes eight bills in three-day special session


December 9, 2020

The Colorado General Assembly came back to the State Capitol last week for a three-day session in which they passed eight bills tied to COVID-19 relief, worth up to $336 million.

The money comes from better-than-expected income tax revenues, revealed in a September 2020 revenue forecast. 

Governor Jared Polis has already signed a measure that will put $100 million into the State’s disaster emergency fund, designed to help cover State costs of the pandemic.

Polis is likely to sign the other seven measures, plus two others lawmakers passed not tied to pandemic relief, in the coming days....

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