Hick Signs Final 3 ‘CO Ready to Work’ Bills

May 26, 2015

(May 26) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed three Colorado Ready to Work bills today, completing action on a strongly bipartisan legislative package intended to connect more Coloradans to the skilled, high-tech jobs our state’s economy is now producing. The signing ceremony was held at Intertech Plastics, a manufacturer of injection-molded plastics in Denver. HB15-1230, sponsored

2015 Opening Day Speech

May 22, 2015

Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst January 7, 2015 Members, guests, fellow Coloradans — good morning, and welcome to the first day of the first regular session of the Seventieth Colorado General Assembly. It is one of the greatest honors and privileges of my life to stand before you as your speaker. You have placed a heavy

2015 Mid-Session Report

May 22, 2015

Helping the Middle Class & Small Business This session we are continuing our work to strengthen and expand the middle class, to grow small business, and to help build a Colorado where everyone has a fair shot at success. We are also helping to prepare our citizens for the jobs of the 21st century with

2015 Colorado Ready to Work Package

May 22, 2015

House Democrats spearheaded a bipartisan package of legislation to expand training and educational opportunities for Coloradans so our state’s workforce can fill the jobs of the 21st Century. Post-Secondary & Workforce Readiness Coordinator (HB15-1170) – Reps. Kraft-Tharp & Wilson, Sens. Hill & Heath Creates a statewide coordinator who will work with schools and businesses to help young