Colorado Budget: Then and Now
A Snapshot of State Appropriations and How They Have Changed
December 2023 Annual Release
SEVENTH ANNUAL RELEASE OF COLORADO BUDGET: THEN AND NOW
Colorado Budget Then and Now illuminates the changes in Colorado state budget appropriations over the last twenty years. The figures included in the report provide a summary overview of revenue allocated to state departments through the budgeting process. The trends in appropriations reflect the shifting priorities brought on as a direct result of the laws and budgets passed each legislative session.