(Oct. 30) – Speaker Mark Ferrandino said that a report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, an influential policy research organization based in Washington, D.C., provided a “national showcase” for the Colorado law he sponsored in 2010 to curtail predatory practices by the payday lending industry. HB10-1351 reduced interest rates and fees and extended the term
(Oct. 24) – Rep. Angela Williams (D-Denver), chairwoman of the House Business, Labor, Economic & Workforce Development Committee, is the 2013 recipient of the Spirit of Independence award from the Independent Bankers of Colorado. The group said winners of the award “stand firmly in the face of opposition from their own political party and special
(Oct. 19) – KC Becker, a Boulder city councilwoman, will be the next state representative in House District 13, which includes part of Boulder County and all of Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand and Jackson counties. A vacancy committee selected Becker this afternoon to replace Rep. Claire Levy, who is resigning at the end of the
(Oct. 18) – Reps. Max Tyler and Brittany Pettersen congratulated the students of Lakewood High School today after the singer Katy Perry announced that Lakewood was the winner of a national competition to create a video of her current hit single, “Roar.” The prize means Perry will stage a concert at LHS on Oct. 25.