Lawmakers Testify on Power Plant Pollution Proposals

July 29, 2014

(July 29) – Rep. Max Tyler (D-Lakewood) and Sen. Matt Jones (D-Louisville) are testifying today at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s public hearing in Denver on the Clean Power Plan, which would reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants. Colorado became a leader in cutting carbon pollution in 2004, when voters required energy producers to

Colorado Farm Bureau Honors Garcia

July 23, 2014

(July 23) – Rep. Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo) has been was honored by the Colorado Farm Bureau, which gave him its Pinnacle Award in recognition of his “support on issues vital to Colorado agriculture.” Four legislators, one from each party in each chamber, were recipients of the highest legislative award given by Colorado Farm Bureau. Also

Hullinghorst ‘Not Giving Up’ on Oil and Gas Solutions

July 16, 2014

(July 16) – Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, a central figure in negotiations to forge a legislative accord on oil and gas development in Colorado, issued a statement today after Gov. John Hickenlooper announced that he would not call a special session of the General Assembly to consider proposed legislation increasing local governments’ control over

‘Let Equality Come Home Here to Colorado’

July 3, 2014

(July 3) – Five LGBT members of the Colorado General Assembly called on state officials today to formally, and without further delay, drop any defense of Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriages. In a federal court filing on Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by six Colorado couples challenging the constitutionality of Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban, Attorney