Backseat budgeters try their hands at the state’s fiscal balancing act


The forum was sponsored by The Post, CSU, 9News and the Colorado Health Foundation. The event featured a panel consisting of Gerou; state Sen. Mary Hodge, D-Brighton, chairwoman of the Joint Budget Committee; CSU president Tony Frank; Shepard Nevel, vice president of policy and operations for the Colorado Health Foundation; Dan Haley, editorial page editor for The Post; and Tim Ryan, assistant news director for 9News.