Fischer: S. Platte Decision Points Out Need for Change

June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012 (Denver) – Rep. Randy Fischer, author of a bill to address the damaging impacts of high groundwater levels in the South Platte River Basin, said today’s announcement by Gov. John Hickenlooper that he was powerless to fix the problem pointed out the need for changes in Colorado water law. Gov. Hickenlooper met

Good News, Bad News in Q2 Revenue Forecasts

June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012  (Denver) – The state government got a modest boost today when new revenue forecasts showed better-than-expected short-term growth in the Colorado economy. But the forecasts, presented to a hearing of the legislative Joint Budget Committee, indicated that the state’s economic recovery, while continuing, is slowing down. “Colorado’s economy is doing better than

Pace Calls for Halt to SDS Construction:

June 18, 2012

Says Water Project Hazardous Unless Colorado Springs Addresses Storm water Issues    June 18, 2012 (Denver) – Citing continuing concerns over the potential for flooding along Fountain Creek caused by the Southern Delivery System water project, Rep. Sal Pace (D-Pueblo) called on the City of Colorado Springs today to halt construction of the project until

Levy Appointed to Lower North Fork Wildfire Commission

June 7, 2012

(Denver) – Representative Claire Levy (D-Boulder) was appointed to the Lower North Fork Wildfire Commission on Wednesday by House Democratic Leader Mark Ferrandino (D-Denver). The Lower North Fork Wildfire Commission is tasked with examining the causes of the disaster and advising legislative or other action that would prevent a similar occurrence.  The commission will also