School funding package in Colorado passed

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The 2014-15 school finance package finished where it started, in the House, on the final day of the 2014 legislative session Wednesday.

House members accepted the conference committee report on House Bill 14-1298, the School Finance Act, and re-passed it 44-21, ending for this year a debate that began in the wake of Amendment 66’s defeat last November.

“It’s been quite a journey, starting before the session began and ending on the last day,” said sponsor Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon and chair of the House Education Committee.

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