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Gov. Polis signs $30.5 billion Colorado budget

Gov. Jared Polis signed the document on his 100th day in office.

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law a $30.5 billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Colorado Politics reports Polis signed the document on Thursday, his 100th day in office.

The budget includes $175 million to offer free full-day kindergarten throughout the state, a top Polis priority.    

Tuition at Colorado's public colleges and universities won't rise in the 2019-2020 school year. Transportation needs get an extra $300 million. And state employees will receive a 3 percent pay hike.

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