The 2013-14 budget will likely be the first in years with no major cuts and more money for schools and colleges.
Hickenlooper's other requests Friday included:
— $22 million to improve Colorado troubled child welfare system;
— Almost $1.7 million is various technology upgrades to the state's data network and billing procedures;
— $3.7 million to upgrade a state radio system that allows two-way communication for fire departments, police and other government services; and
—$2 million for improvements to the Capitol and surrounding buildings.