The state’s budget woes dominated a look ahead to the legislative session on Monday. Lawmakers are expected to cut 1 billion dollars from next year’s budget in order to balance it. Leaders from both parties and the Governor discussed their plans for the months ahead at the Colorado Press Association. Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol.

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