Statement From Pabon on Marijuana Raids

November 22, 2013

(Nov. 21) – Assistant Majority Leader Dan Pabon welcomed today’s federal drug raids against marijuana grow operations and other businesses in the Denver metro area, saying they show that the federal authorities and the state of Colorado have a common interest in strict regulation of legalized recreational marijuana. “Marijuana operations in Colorado have no room

Hullinghorst: Air Quality Framework ‘a Bold Step’

November 18, 2013

(Nov. 18) – House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst released the following statement this afternoon after an announcement by Gov. John Hickenlooper, the Environmental Defense Fund and key oil and gas operators that they had agreed to support a framework for new statewide regulations to limit the release into the atmosphere of methane and other

Duran Takes Over as JBC Chair

November 7, 2013

(Nov. 7) – Rep. Crisanta Duran took over as chairwoman of the legislature’s powerful Joint Budget Committee today as Gov. John Hickenlooper appeared before the panel to discuss his 2014-15 budget proposal. “Last year we worked in a bipartisan way to really come up with a strong budget for the state of Colorado, while also