DALLAS — Colorado lawmakers expect to have an easy time of resolving differences between House and Senate versions of the $19 billion budget after both chambers passed the spending plan with surprisingly strong bipartisan support.

A conference committee this week is expected to begin resolving minor differences in the so-called Long Bill that won passage in the Senate Thursday on a 30-5 vote, just one week after the House passed it on a rare 64-1 vote.

Subscribe Now

Independent and authoritative analysis and perspective for the bond buying industry.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.