Tyler Pushes CDOT to Get Moving on Construction

August 21, 2012

August 21, 2012  (Denver) – Rep. Max Tyler (D-Lakewood) received the Transportation Legislation Review Committee’s preliminary support today for finding ways to work with the Colorado Department of Transportation to speed up the process of turning its project designs into reality. “The Department of Transportation has got $1 billion in cash sitting in the bank, unused,

Ferrandino Praises Departing Weissmann

August 14, 2012

House Dems’ Chief of Staff Appointed Boulder County Public Trustee   August 14, 2012  (Denver) – Rep. Mark Ferrandino, leader of the House Democrats, congratulated his chief of staff, Paul Weissmann, after Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed him today to be the public trustee of Boulder County. “Paul has served Boulder County as a state senator and

Jones, RTD Chiefs Tangle Over NW Rail Delays

August 10, 2012

August 10, 2012  (Denver) – Rep. Matt Jones (D-Louisville) challenged the Regional Transportation District’s top brass today to adjust its priorities, saying its latest proposal to further delay construction of a rail line to Louisville and Longmont was “a gross inequity.” In a spirited exchange with RTD general manager Phil Washington and RTD chairman Lee Kemp,