CO Cited as Example on Payday Lending Laws

October 30, 2013

(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

Independent Bankers Honor Williams

October 24, 2013

(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

KC Becker Joining House Democrats

October 20, 2013

(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