House Passes Arndt’s Bill Implementing CO Water Plan

March 5, 2018

(March 5) – The House gave strongly bipartisan support today to Rep. Jeni Arndt’s bill to reuse water that isn’t quite ready for prime time. HB18-1093, sponsored by Rep. Arndt, D-Fort Collins, adds food crop irrigation as an allowable use for reclaimed water, which is defined as wastewater that has been treated for subsequent reuse.

Implementing the Colorado Water Plan

April 27, 2017

(April 27) – A bill by Rep. Jeni Arndt, D-Fort Collins, to implement part of the state water plan by funding crucial water projects across the state passed the House unanimously this morning. “This year’s water project funding bill helps to ensure a sustainable water future for Colorado,” said Rep. Arndt. HB17-1248 designates funding for

Two More Ginal Bills Become Law

June 10, 2016

(June 10) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed two bills by Rep. Joann Ginal this morning, one to help veterinarians more effectively treat their animal patients, and the other to help ensure that individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities can find meaningful employment. The first bill signed this morning, SB16-077, outlines Employment First policies which are

Helping the Next Generation of Farmers

June 10, 2016

(June 10) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bipartisan bill by Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush to help young farmers and ranchers get their start this morning. New farmers and ranchers face numerous obstacles when beginning a career in the industry, including the high cost of land and other equipment needed for the job. “We are