Honoring Those Who Served

January 29, 2016

(Jan. 29) – In solemn celebration, the General Assembly today honored Coloradans who have served our country in its armed forces. With scores of veterans, reservists and active-duty military personnel watching on the House floor and in the gallery, members of the House and Senate came to the well to recognize the sacrifice of all

Lebsock Home Brew Freedom Bill Advances

January 28, 2016

(Jan. 28) – A simple, commonsense measure to allow adults to brew beverages for personal use and remove antiquated language from Colorado state statute, sponsored by Rep. Steve Lebsock, D-Thornton, passed the Business Committee unanimously this afternoon. “The bill is common sense and straight forward,” said Rep. Lebsock. “There is a broad coalition of national

House Dems Stand with Nation to Fight for Equal Pay

January 28, 2016

(Jan. 28) –Democratic legislators shared their support today for a national push to achieve equal pay for equal work, holding a Capitol press conference and announcing the introduction of bills in conjunction with dozens of events across the nation commemorating the seventh anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. Young girls

Bill to Expand Business Intelligence Center Gains Support

January 28, 2016

(Jan. 28) – Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, advanced her bill to formalize the successful Business Intelligence Center past the Business Committee this afternoon on a 13-0 vote. HB16-1014 formalizes the Business Intelligence Center, designed to help Colorado businesses gain better access to public data, to be operated by the Department of State. “Access to this