Raising the Wage Passes the House

March 31, 2015

(March 31) – The House gave final approval this morning to a bill giving local governments the option to increase the minimum wage and bring more Coloradans into the middle class. HB15-1300, sponsored by Assistant Majority Leader Dominick Moreno, D-Commerce City, and Jovan Melton, D-Aurora, passed the House on a 34-30 vote and is headed

House Launches New Student Testing Reduction Bill

March 30, 2015

(March 30) – A new, bipartisan effort to implement recommended changes in assessment tests in Colorado’s K-12 schools was introduced in the House today. HB15-1323 is sponsored by Reps. John Buckner, D-Aurora, and Jim Wilson, R-Salida, the chairman and ranking minority member of the House Education Committee. “I’m glad to partner with Rep. Wilson on

House Says ‘Aye Aye’ to Raising the Wage

March 30, 2015

(March 30) – The House gave voice-vote approval today to two measures taking different paths toward increasing the minimum wage and bringing more Coloradans into the middle class. HB15-1300, sponsored by Assistant Majority Leader Dominick Moreno, D-Commerce City, and Jovan Melton, D-Aurora, would allow county and municipal governments to choose a minimum wage that’s higher

A Win-Win for Rural CO

March 25, 2015

(March 25) – Assistant Majority Leader Dominick Moreno’s bill to make it easier for rural electric co-ops to meet their renewable energy targets without scaling back Colorado’s commitment to renewables won unanimous Transportation & Energy Committee approval this afternoon. SB15-046, sponsored in the House by Rep. Moreno, D-Commerce City, would allow rural electrical co-ops to