DA Office Funding: A Patchwork of Interests

by Julia Cardi

Colorado’s counties are responsible for most of the funding district attorney offices get. So offices in different judicial districts don’t have proportionally equal funding, leading to disparities in staffing, workloads and specialty court programs. But even if counties and districts agree they want the state to contribute more funding, it’s a thorny issue in the legislature.

Reporter: Julia Cardi
Managing editor: Tony Flesor