Colo. lawmakers waiting for economic forecast |

Colo. lawmakers waiting for economic forecast

DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers are hoping for good news when state budget officials release their latest economic forecasts.

The forecasts will be released Friday morning.

Previous forecasts show the state in a $560 million budget shortfall this fiscal year. A budget shortfall of $1 billion is predicted for next year.

The fiscal year ends in June.

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