Bill Owens recently signed a $1.2 billion bond package to improve Colorado’s
aging roads and bridges. Voters must approve the loan this fall as Referendum
old bridges remind us of how much work still has to be done on roads all over
Colorado. With voter approval in November, Referendum D will allow us to take
another significant step forward to create the transportation system that
Coloradoans need and deserve,” Owens said at the bill signing.
referendum is one of two Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights reform measures approved by
lawmakers this year that allow the state to keep money for critical needs.
C would allow the state to keep and spend an extra $3.1 billion during the next
voters approve both measures, the bill – HB1333 – authorizes the state to
borrow funds for about 50 transportation projects statewide.
bonding also includes money for education and for police and fire pensions.