GOP Backs a Jobs Measure!

April 26, 2012

April 26, 2012 (Denver) – They waited until the 107th day of the 120-day session, but House Republicans finally voted today in favor of an investment to address Coloradans’ No. 1 concern — jobs. A House-Senate conference committee tweaked HB12-1339, a companion bill to the state budget, to transfer $1 million from the Colorado Benefits Management

GOP Kills Bill to Expand College Access

April 25, 2012

April 25, 2012 (Denver) – For the sixth time, a bill to expand access to college for children of undocumented students in Colorado was killed in committee in the Republican-controlled House. SB12-015, sponsored in the House by two Denver Democrats, Reps. Crisanta Duran and Angela Williams, was killed on a 7-6 party-line vote in the House

Dems’ HIRE Colorado Act Killed by GOP in Committee

April 25, 2012

April 25, 2012 (Denver) –A key Democratic jobs bill was killed in committee today on a party-line vote in the House State, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee. Senate Bill 1, also known as the HIRE Colorado act, sponsored by Reps. Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) and Su Ryden (D-Aurora), would have given incentives in state contracts to companies

Black Helicopter Crowd Kills Bill Helping Children

April 25, 2012

April 25, 2012 (Denver) – Bowing to criticism from people who said it was part of a plot against parents, a bill to streamline and consolidate services to Colorado’s young children was withdrawn today by its sponsors in the House State, Military & Veterans Affairs Committee. SB12-130, with the bipartisan sponsorship of Reps. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon) and Tom