Hamner Receives Education Award for Being “Friend of Technology”

July 30, 2013

(July 29) – The Colorado Association of School Executives honored Rep. Millie Hamner (D-Dillon) with the Friend of Technology Award at this year’s CASE’s 44th Annual Education Leadership Convention. The CASE Outstanding Friend of Technology Award recognizes the significant contributions of Colorado leaders in leveraging technology to provide better educational opportunities for Colorado’s young scholars.

JBC Members Respond to Senate GOP Salary Letter

July 24, 2013

(July 24) – The leadership of the Joint Budget Committee took issue today with Republican calls to change the way the state conducts its salary surveys, specifically salaries in the Department of Corrections. Prompted by a July 19 letter signed by the entire Senate Republican caucus accusing the Department of Personnel and Administration of ignoring

PERA Audit Shows Positive Outlook

July 17, 2013

(July 17) – The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement fund reported impressive returns to the State Legislative Audit Committee. The State Legislative Audit Committee reviewed an audit for PERA that showed a 12.9 percent rate of return on their investments for 2012, exceeding the 8 percent expected by the PERA Board of Trustees. In 2010, the

Ferrandino Congratulates Minority Leader DelGrosso

July 11, 2013

(July 11) – Speaker Mark Ferrandino congratulated Rep. Brian DelGrosso today on his election by the House Republican caucus as minority leader. “I admire Brian’s analytical skills and his willingness to work hard to find common ground,” Speaker Ferrandino said. “We don’t always agree, but we do always manage to have a productive dialogue. I