Energy Savings Mortgage Program Takes First Step

February 27, 2013

(Feb. 27) – A bill to create a program to incentivize energy efficiency improvements within the Colorado housing market passed the House Transportation & Energy Committee today by a vote of nine to four. HB13-1105, sponsored by Reps. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Max Tyler (D-Lakewood), would create a voluntary program designed to create consumer demand

House Dems Protect Women: Dispatch Another Anti-Choice Bill

February 27, 2013

(Feb. 27) – The last of many House GOP bills to diminish women’s reproductive rights and limit personal medical decisions was killed in committee today by House Democrats on a party-line vote. Not once but twice, Colorado voters have resoundingly rejected proposed amendments to the state constitution that sought to outlaw abortions by conferring “personhood”

ASSET Takes Bipartisan First Step in House

February 27, 2013

(Feb. 27) – A bill to make sure all qualified Colorado high school graduates can better afford college sailed through its first House committee today. SB13-033, sponsored in the House by Reps. Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) and Angela Williams (D-Denver), will offer in-state college tuition rates to all Colorado high school graduates, regardless of immigration status.

What Do Gessler & Duran Have In Common!?

February 27, 2013

(Feb. 26) – A bill to improve reporting to the Secretary of State to help with economic development and business support in Colorado passed the House Business, Labor & Economic & Workforce Development Committee today by a vote of nine to two. HB13-1167, sponsored by Reps. Crisanta Duran (D-Denver) and Brittany Pettersen (D-Lakewood), will require