Colorado Democrats plan to tackle K-12 education, high cost of living in upcoming session


It’s getting dearer to reside in Colorado, a undeniable fact that Republicans are relying on to assist them in a midterm election yr.

State GOP leaders held a information convention in August at a Denver gasoline station, in search of to name consideration to rising gasoline costs and blame Democrats — who management the state Senate, House of Representatives and governor’s workplace — for the hit to individuals’s wallets.

As of Friday, common gasoline costs stood at $3.31 per gallon in Colorado, a forty five% improve from one yr prior, in accordance to AAA. The Denver-Lakewood-Aurora shopper worth index — which accounts for meals, vitality, shelter, motor automobiles and medical care — jumped 6.5% from November 2020 to November 2021.