(Feb. 10) – The House unanimously passed a bipartisan flood recovery bill this morning sponsored by Rep. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso (R-Loveland). The bill will allow a county government to use general fund money to repair its bridges and roads if the governor has declared a disaster emergency within that county.
(Feb. 5) – A bill to extend and expand transparency on Colorado’s tax policy passed the Finance Committee today on a unanimous vote. Colorado gives away more than $2 billion annually in tax exemptions, tax credits and tax rebates on more than 200 products and services, from prescription drugs to pesticides. Currently, the Department of
(Feb. 5) – The Education Committee approved a bill by Rep. Joe Salazar (D-Thornton) today on bipartisan 9-4 vote. The bill provides in-state tuition to American Indians whose tribes have historic ties to Colorado. “There are incredibly low numbers of American Indian students enrolled in higher education institutions across the state,” Rep. Salazar said. “We
(Feb. 5) – Four bills targeting flood and wildfire prevention and recovery cleared legislative hurdles over the past two days. This morning the House passed a bipartisan bill from Rep. Mike Foote (D-Lafayette) and Minority Leader Brian DelGrosso (R-Loveland) on second reading. SB14-007 will allow a county government to use general fund money to repair